[SAMBA4] Have I got a task for you! (help fix quicktest)

Zahari Zahariev zahar.zahariev at postpath.com
Wed Sep 16 05:32:43 MDT 2009

Hi Andrew,

I will take a closer look and will try to see if I am able to comprehend all you've wrote by myself. If I have something that's foggy will ask you and will let you know what my opinion is.

----- Original Message -----
> From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
> To: zahari.zahariev at postpath.com <zahari.zahariev at postpath.com>
> Cc: samba-technical at samba.org <samba-technical at samba.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 10:47:49 PM GMT+0200 Europe;Athens
> Subject: [SAMBA4] Have I got a task for you! (help fix quicktest)

> > Samba4's 'make quicktest' is a great way to check that simple changes
> don't totally bust the tree.  However, it does not cover many quick
> tests.
> I wondered if you might be able to run:
> ../selftest/selftest.pl --prefix=st --builddir=. --srcdir=.
> --exclude=selftest/skip --testlist="selftest/tests.sh|" 
> --socket-wrapper
> Then grep for the subunit output, to find the timestamps.  using that
> (see the subunit project for scripts and format details), produce a
> spreadsheet with all the tests, and how long they take. 
> Look at the list of tests we have in selftest/quick, and then propose
> anew list of tests containing more (or at least a better variety of)
> tests that can be executed in the same or a similar amount of time. 
> Hopefully this will allow us to get more code tested quickly, rather
> than relying on the (too long) full make test 
> What do you think?
> Andrew Bartlett
> -- 
> Andrew Bartlett                                
> http://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
> Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

Zahari Zahariev,
Software Engineer Cisco Systems,
PPD & Installer team  

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