Subsystem and module link tests for build farm

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Fri May 13 07:57:45 GMT 2005

Hi Tim,

On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 07:55:08PM +1000, Tim Potter wrote about 'Subsystem and module link tests for build farm':
> I've put together a bit of a patch to have some test executables
> automatically generated to test whether subsystems and modules have
> their appropriate dependencies expressed in the files.
> Whether this is a useful thing to do or not is another matter.

> Currently the linktest functionality needs to be explicitly enabled in
> the file.  I've only enabled it for the SOCKET subsystem at
> the moment as a test.
This looks really nice - any reason we couldn't run it on all
subsystems rather then specifying them manually? 

> The only problem with the patch at the moment is that the linktest
> targets are built by default (i.e they're part of the 'all' target).  I
> didn't have time to figure out how to fix this.  There is a new target,
> 'linktest', which tries to run all the tests.
I'll see if I can have a look at this later, would be nice to have
this in...

> So buildfarm people, what do you think?  I've been spending some time
> looking at the structure of all the modules (the file is
> very useful for this) with a view to finally having a useful smb client
> library.
We also still need some way to install our headers externally and some
way to create shared libraries and install them....



Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at> -
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