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Re: RFC: Adding support for a new tag to a Mauve test tool
- From: Pavel Tisnovsky <ptisnovs at redhat dot com>
- To: Andii Hughes <gnu_andrew at member dot fsf dot org>
- Cc: mauve-discuss at sourceware dot org
- Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 10:22:34 +0100
- Subject: Re: RFC: Adding support for a new tag to a Mauve test tool
- References: <email@example.com> <CAFXTvn5xZ8h_yvirEqSkcpDjOPN3gFP2fWiENWzNTh=nQwDWAA@mail.gmail.com>
Andii Hughes wrote:
> On Jan 13, 2012 11:55 AM, "Pavel Tisnovsky" <firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'd like to add support for a new tag to a Mauve test tool. This tag
> is named "CompileOptions:"
>> and could be used to add specific command line options passed to a
> compiler (it's different
>> behavior from changing compiler options globally).
>> Usage (in the test - btw: its compatible with ECJ and OpenJDK too):
>> // Tags: CompileOptions: -source 1.4
>> or just:
>> // CompileOptions: -source 1.4
>> because the "Tags:" prefix is not checked (it's true for other tags
> too - I'm not sure if its
>> a bug or a feature of Mauve test tool :-).
>> Unified diff for Harness.java is stored in an attachment.
>> Could anybody look at this change please?
> I've no objection to the change as it stands, but I seem to remember
> there already being support for handling different Java versions (at
> least, I remember writing versions in comments). Have you checked there
> isn't already a way of doing this?
partially yes, it's possible to specify target JDK version in a tag.
// Tags: JDK1.4
(and I'm glad this tag exists due to changes in standard API)
But this tag is not used by the Harness tool itself. It's supported only
by Ant-related tool which can select (filter/grep) only the tests
with specified JDK versions and compile/run them. But even if the test
is select by this Ant-tool, there's no way (AFAIK) how to specify
command line flags passed to the compiler. But in some (minor) cases
it's useful to be able to specify -source, -target, -bootclasspath or
Btw: The mentioned Ant-tool (or are such thing called "plugin"?) is stored
>> Thank you in advance,