[webkit-dev] generic test expectations?

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Tue Nov 13 10:52:24 PST 2012

It is customary to add a failing test expectation (i.e. *-expected.txt file
that contains the said failure) in such cases.

On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 10:49 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn at skynav.com> wrote:

> Just checking, but I don't see a way to add test expectations that apply
> generically (to all ports).
> It would be nice to have something like
> LayoutTests/platform/generic/TestExpectations to which one could add new
> tests that are known to fail everywhere (e.g., because the code that
> implements a feature that is tested by those tests is not yet committed),
> but which will (at some point in the near future) not fail (when the code
> that is to be tested is committed).
> At present, it seems that if one wishes to do this, then it is necessary
> to add entries to the each base port expectations (i.e., chromium, mac,
> win, etc), which is rather annoying.
> If there is no objection to adding such a "generic" platform expectations
> file, then I will undertake to do so.
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