[Pharo-project] [Hudson] Regression Testing

Adrian Lienhard adi at netstyle.ch
Sun Feb 6 16:24:31 CET 2011


Nice!

Indeed, that's very useful. These tests can quickly identify regressions that else would only be discovered after a long time.

Adrian

On Feb 6, 2011, at 15:31 , Marcus Denker wrote:

> 
> 	https://pharo-ic.lille.inria.fr/hudson/view/Pharo/job/Pharo%20Core%201.3%20Regression%20Testing/
> 
> The idea is that there are lots of things that are almost never tested because the tests would take too long.
> *and* because the tests do something to the image that is not wanted for a normal build.
> 
> Examples
> 
> 	-> recompile everything, run tests again
> 	-> decompile everything to text, compile and install
> 	-> format everything and compile
> 	-> condense changes
> 	-> write new sources
> 	-> run without sources
> 	-> run without sources but encoded temps 
> 	-> ..... what else???
> 	
> The idea is that this CI Server Project runs all these
> after every build, but not as part of main build (so it does not lengthen the build process).
> 
> For now, this just has one test that recompiled the image and does nothing else.
> 
> --
> Marcus Denker  -- http://www.marcusdenker.de
> INRIA Lille -- Nord Europe. Team RMoD.
> 
> 





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