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Re: Pre-release Testing.


Tom Tromey writes:

 > When I run my tests I test "make", "make install", and "make check".
 > I don't have the time to do more than that :-(
 > My advice is to put as much testing into "make check" as possible.
 > (My experience with automake is that once the appropriate framework
 > exists, it is much easier to start writing tests.)

this is slightly off topic, but...

is "make check" supposed to work before "make install" (for packages
prepared using auto* tools)?  i've always gated "make install" with
successful "make check", ie:

	make check && make install

but now i'm wondering if this is a good idea.

thi

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