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From: Ian Scott <ian.scott@st...> - 2005-02-18 14:44:50
Amitha Perera wrote:
> On Thu 17 Feb 2005, Ian Scott wrote:
>>This is one of the problems of not having any decent regression tests
>>for vgui. Memory leaks in the other libraries are picked up (if not
>>always fixed) by the dashboard. It would be really very useful if
>>someone could write an automatic test for vgui.
> I too keep thinking this would be great, but then I keep running into
> the issue about how to place decent, automated regression tests for
> UI code?
> One issue is that it may not be possible to use vgui without access
> to a display.
> Does anyone have ideas about this?
It is possible to insert events directly into Qt's event loop - I'll ask
a colleague here for some details. There must be a way to spawn a
headless X-server. However, I don't imagine that any of this would be
trivial to get working. Is anyone willing to put the effort into doing it?
On Fri 18 Feb 2005, Ian Scott wrote:
> It is possible to insert events directly into Qt's event loop - I'll ask
> a colleague here for some details.
I'm sure that it true for the other toolkits too.
> There must be a way to spawn a
> headless X-server. However, I don't imagine that any of this would be
> trivial to get working. Is anyone willing to put the effort into
> doing it?
I am, provided a decent approach exists.