[webkit-dev] Renaming DumpRenderTree to WebKitTestRunner or merging those two

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Sun Jun 3 17:54:08 PDT 2012

On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> On Jun 3, 2012, at 8:05 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>> I am on vacation so I won't be able to review your patch in detail, but
>> from your description it sounds less appealing to me than the WKTR
>> approach. It seems like bad layering to me to define the IDL interface in
>> WebCore for something actually implemented completely outside of WebCore.
> While you're right that it's somewhat of a layer violation to define the
> IDL for layoutTestController, WebCoreTestSupport appears to be the most
> logical place to share files between DumpRenderTree and WebKitTestRunner at
> the moment unless we're going to create another project/library in Tools.
> The downside is that they would be using internal WebCore interfaces
> instead of the public interface as originally intended. I do not think that
> is a good change, nor does it seem required just to share more code.

Are you referring to things like JSValueRef? If JS* functions are supposed
to be tested in DumpRenderTree, then that's a good argument against this

- Ryosuke
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