[fpc-devel] Attn Michael: r 43417 (ordinal bithelpers)

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sun Nov 10 11:51:49 CET 2019

Am 10.11.19 um 11:45 schrieb Jonas Maebe:
> On 2019-11-10 10:54, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> It's not just the waste of time, it's also the origanization of the 
>> sources.
>> See my mail to Florian. I have 1 application that has all the tests. It's
>> easy to navigate & whatnot.
> The nice thing about your punit-based tests is that they can just as 
> easily be used in a single test application as in multiple individual 
> test applications. Since the testsuite only tries to compile and execute 
> source files starting with "t", there would be no problem with also 
> adding your single top-level application there as long as its name 
> starts with another character.
> We could even have just the single top-level application in the 
> testsuite (along with all of the individual subject tests as units, like 
> it was in the code you added to svn), since for testing unit 
> functionality having separate test programs is indeed less important 
> (and it's still very easy to make one if it is necessary for some reason 
> at one point).

The funny part of this discussion is: if we add all system unit tests 
into Michael's scheme and his single test application, running this 
single test would probably more time than running currently all 
regression tests. theapthread testing heap management and threading 
takes alone 35 sec :)

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