Installed tests

Adam Jackson ajax at redhat.com
Wed May 29 14:37:27 UTC 2013


On Tue, 2013-05-28 at 20:24 -0400, Colin Walters wrote:

> 2) As part of automated testing.  The most important thing to understand
>    here is that "Type=session" tests are most effectively run under
>    an autologged-in VM.  But it'd be mostly possible to run the current
>    GNOME installed test corpus in a mock container with Xvfb +
>    dbus-launch, but at least e.g. the clutter tests would have to be
>    skipped in such an environment.  We could probably teach clutter
>    how to check for GLX before running its tests.

Er, GLX works in Xvfb.  It's llvmpipe at the moment, but there's no
reason we couldn't make it backend onto arbitrary EGL.  Well, besides
the marginal payoff, and that it's a lot of typing.

- ajax



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