On Sun, 1 May 2005, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
>>> Ignore tests which currently fail on mips. foreign.test.sh is the
>>> odd one out, mips falls in the debugger, I haven't had a closer look
That's probably my fault: IIRC I tried to be too clever for anyone's good
with *DEBUGGER-HOOK* there. Or maybe I accidentally left it in a state
intended for easy of debugging, not pass-or-die tests.
>> ... tests which fail. I don't like this, because the tests lose their
>> documenting and nagging nature in this case. On the other hand, if
>> this is what is required for Peter's debian package, that's fine, and
>> he can track mainline but with tests deactivated.
> Since the tests stop at the first bad one, the alternative would be
> to disable them completely for mips/mipsel. That's clearly worse than
> disabling only some of them.
I definitely agree, though I would prefer recording failing tests as BUGS
before disabling them.
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