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Re: Clean up gdb.c++ tests for dwarf 1
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 04:29:14PM -0500, Jim Blandy wrote:
> Michael Elizabeth Chastain <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > gdb HEAD%20030205 has loads of this stuff in the C++ test suite:
> > setup_xfail_format "DWARF 1"
> > There are 81 instances of this.
> > Some test scripts have them, and some don't. I'd like to get rid
> > of them and replace them with something more coherent -- or nothing.
> > I see four choices.
> > (1) Just remove these calls to setup_xfail_format. If someone runs the
> > gdb test suite with DWARF 1, the test suite will do its job and give
> > FAIL results for all the C++ tests that do not work with DWARF 1.
> Your rationale here is that, since we don't really know which of these
> failures are genuine, can't-be-done-with-Dwarf-1 expected failures,
> and which are GDB bugs, you want to dump them all into the "genuine
> bug" category and start re-categorizing, using our modern
> interpretation of XFAIL and KFAIL?
I think his rationale here is, we don't know which of these failures
are which, and we don't care...
I certainly don't care either. I like (1).
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