[webkit-dev] DRT/WTR should clear the cache at the beginning of each test?

Antti Koivisto koivisto at iki.fi
Fri Oct 26 11:04:51 PDT 2012

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 6:09 PM, Ami Fischman <fischman at chromium.org> wrote:

> The reality is that this "test coverage" today shows up as flakiness and
> so is ignored anyway, meaning we don't actually have useful coverage here.
>  Even when flakiness is investigated, the "fix" is to cache-bust using
> unique URL params, which just means we "lose" the coverage you describe for
> that test, anyway.

When making cache related changes I have frequently found bugs from my
patches because some seemingly random test started failing and I
investigated. Without the test coverage some of those bugs would probably
now be in the tree.


> Brian notes in the bug that GTK & wk2 GTK+ are done.
> I believe that just leaves chromium & mac.
> Anyone wanting to step up to do mac, and, I guess, wk2 mac?
> -a
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