[webkit-efl] Changing the test expectations lookup sequence

Kenneth Rohde Christiansen kenneth.christiansen at gmail.com
Thu Mar 7 02:20:50 PST 2013

I am fine with that.


On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 11:10 AM, Thiago Marcos P. Santos
<tmpsantos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi EWebkitters,
> Currently on the EFL WK2 port, the lookup sequence for test
> expectations is "efl-wk2 -> wk2 -> efl -> generic".
> The "efl" part of this sequence is shared between EFL WebKit1 and EFL WebKit2.
> I'm currently facing some challenges when gardening because of:
> 1. Currently we have some tests skipped (~90) on the "wk2"
> expectations that have different expectations on "efl". It gives you
> the impression that the test is running (because is marked as [
> Failure ] when in fact is being skipped because "wk2" has precedence.
> The flakiness dashboard also gets confused about it and gives a false
> positive.
> 2. Removing or adding a file to the shared expectation requires
> testing on both ports, which IMO is a heavy burden.
> 3. I'm trying to remove from the flaky list some tests that are now
> considered stable (no failures on the past 100 runs). Because of the
> shared expectations, I will have to analyse the results of one extra
> bot, even though I have no intentions of doing gardening for WebKit1.
> I would like to suggest changing the lookup sequence to "efl-wk2 ->
> wk2 -> generic", so we can make EFL WK2 port completely independent.
> Cheers,
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Kenneth Rohde Christiansen
Senior Engineer, WebKit, Qt, EFL
Phone  +45 4294 9458 / E-mail kenneth at webkit.org


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