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Re: why does make check run all tests?

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: why does make check run all tests?
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 14:13:51 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden> writes:

> On 12/02/2015 02:12 PM, Phillip Lord wrote:
>> Should make check just not build incrementally? If you want to run
>> everything unconditionally, then why not use
>> make clean check
> That would fully recompile Emacs, rebuild the info files, and only then run
> the tests. That's too slow.

In the root directory yes. In the test directory, it doesn't.

>> Or am I missing something obvious? In which case, I will need to restore
>> the old behaviour for make check and leave make check-maybe as is.
> Yes, I think we should have two build targets for tests.

I guess that there would no problem adding "check-maybe" to the root
Makefile. At the moment, this is only runnable from tests.


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