[webkit-dev] Settings and Testing (Settings, RuntimeEnabledFeatures, WebPreferences)

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Sat Jan 21 13:53:54 PST 2017

On Sat, Jan 21, 2017 at 10:26 AM, Simon Fraser <simon.fraser at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 21, 2017, at 12:56 AM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
>> I'd be strongly opposed to adding yet another file that configures how
>> tests are run. Even today, it's impossible to reason about whether a
>> given test is expected to pass or fail because there are multiple
>> TestExpectations in different platform directories and they cascade
>> and override with one another.
> That's why I added run-webkit-tests --print-expectations
> It tells you exactly which TestExpectation lines affect each test.

I know this command but the fact we need to use a command line tool to
figure out what the test is supposed to do is a symptom of the problem
that our test setup is way too complex.

- R. Niwa

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