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Re: [GSoC] Early design discussion for TAP/SubUnit support in automake.

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: Re: [GSoC] Early design discussion for TAP/SubUnit support in automake.
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2011 21:14:45 +0200
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On Wednesday 06 July 2011, Robert Collins wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 7:03 AM, Stefano Lattarini
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hello Robert.
> >> >>
> >> > OTOH, I do believe this is a real concern, to be carefully addressed and
> >> > tested for.  Thanks for bringing this up.
> >>
> >> For Both TAP and subunit the test script running needs to feed into a
> >> single parser:
> >>
> > This is not possible with the current implementation/design of third-party
> > test drivers in Automake.  Every test script listed in $(TESTS) is passed
> > *separately* to dedicated instance of the proper test driver; this means
> > that the output of *each* test script in $(TESTS) will be parsed by a
> > different instance of the TAP (or SubUnit) parser.
> Crossed wires: I meant each test script having a different instance: I
> phrased it poorly. Put differently there should be a 1:1 mapping
> between test script that runs and parser instances.
We are in vehement agreement then.  Good! :-)


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