On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 8:37 AM, Martin Cracauer <cracauer@...> wrote:
> Christophe Rhodes wrote on Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 04:41:16PM +0000:
>> * no-one much seems to be testing anything much during the freeze
>> period. (I can't really believe that I'm the only one with this
>> particular failure mode; also, the last-minute testing that I coerced
>> from victims on IRC suggest that there are regressions or at least
>> unexpected test failures on FreeBSD).
> I push it through an extensive set of regression tests (after
> application build). No CLOS, no threads, pretty much no streams,
> And yes, there is a huge hole around interactive use. In particular
> if SLIME breaks nobody will notice. I am not sure what to do here
> except using expect(1) (the TCL terminal emulator stuff) to do an
> automated test.
It would also be possible to write some test code in emacs lisp itself.
It would likely be easier than trying to use expect. If someone had a
set of things to test I could take a crack at creating the tests.