[webkit-dev] do you want "WK1" and "WK2" keywords in the TestExpectations files?

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Wed Nov 14 10:58:33 PST 2012

On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 12:35 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 12:29 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org>
> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
> >> I’d prefer an directory-based overlay/inheritance approach to sharing
> WebKit1- vs. WebKit2-specific expectations over in-file keywords. I’d like
> to share more than just a central expectations file, so we could share
> expected results or even WebKit1 or WebKit2-specific tests.
> >>
> >
> > We pretty much have this today (with platform/wk2 and
> > platform/mac-wk2). You're saying you'd prefer to add platform/wk1,
> > platform/mac-wk1, platform/mac-lion-wk1, and platform/mac-lion-wk2
> > if/where necessary (and no keywords), right?
> >
> One specific example to motivate this ... imagine a test that we want
> to skip everywhere except current (and future) mac wk2. This would
> require a Skip in platform/mac/TestExpectations, a Pass in
> platform/mac-wk2/TestExpectations, and then a Skip in (a newly
> created, since we don't currently have this)
> platform/mac-lion-wk2/TestExpectations.

We could add platform/mac-lion-wk1/, platform/mac-mountain-lion-wk1/ etc...
rather than implicitly assuming that platform/mac is WK1.
e.g. platform/lion/ will be the ancestor to both platform-mac-wk1 and

- Ryosuke
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