[webkit-dev] Skipped files are going away

Dirk Pranke dpranke at chromium.org
Thu Sep 27 12:24:10 PDT 2012

Now landed in http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/129788 . Let me know if
there are any problems.

-- Dirk

On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 10:15 AM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:
> Last call on this ... I will be removing the files later today unless
> something goes awry :).
> -- Dirk
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Now that we're on the new TestExpectations syntax, I'm planning to
>> remove the Skipped files (and support for them from NRWT).
>> I have a change posted that will add minimal support for the syntax to
>> old-run-webkit-tests in https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=97276
>> ; basically any file or directory listed in a TestExpectations file
>> will be skipped *regardless of the expectation listed*. I can make
>> things smarter if need be, but it's not clear to me how many people if
>> any are still using ORWT so the need doesn't seem to be there. Please
>> comment on the bug ASAP if you disagree and would like ORWT to be
>> smarter in this area :).
>> Once that change lands, my plan is to copy all of the entries from the
>> existing Skipped files over into their corresponding TestExpectations
>> files, and then delete the Skipped files, and then delete the code
>> that supports the Skipped files in NRWT and ORWT. I hope to do this
>> early next week.
>> If you have any objections, now would be a good time to speak up!
>> Note that all of this is being done in the oft-requested name of
>> simplifying the number of different ways we have to handle failing
>> tests. Also, I will remind people that the new TestExpectations syntax
>> is a superset of the old Skipped file syntax, so there shouldn't be
>> any good reason to keep the old files around. However, if you know
>> something I don't, please mention it :).
>> Thanks,
>> -- Dirk

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