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Re: Mauve patches.
David Lichteblau writes:
> BTW, to ask a technical question, is the "tagging" of Mauve testcases
> used in practice?
Yes, it is.
> Much of the complexity of the existing build systems stems from the
> fact that tests are selected by a non-trivial script. If not for
> the tags, something like "find . -name \*.java" would be enough to
> select all files.
Well, sooner or later we'll be working with 1.5 (Java++? :-) and at that
point it'll be pretty useful. So let's keep it, please.
> Unless I misunderstood Thomas' question, he could not compile all
> of Mauve because his script tried to compile _everything_, as
> opposed to those files usually chosen by the standard build system.
> I would find it a little confusing if Mauve provided two build
> systems, one which uses tags and one which does not.
Yes. I suppose Thomas' Ant script should do the right thing with
respect to the tags.