[Swan-dev] tests referring to source

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Thu Mar 10 15:53:25 UTC 2016

If I can run make in /testing/lib/libswan that would work for me, but it only compiled if in /source. I would have preferred to stay in pluto-basic-00 because now I had to hack around to get the rest for prompt :)

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> On Mar 10, 2016, at 15:44, Andrew Cagney <andrew.cagney at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've noticed a few of the tests playing around in the /source
> directory (the latest example is basic-pluto-00 but it isn't the first
> :-).    I'd like to avoid this.  I think it would be better to have
> tests stick to either the local directory's files; or stuff previously
> installed (even if it is with a special test-install target).
> Beyond my immediate problem of not having a standard /source, this
> "dogma" (only test what you install) should help us long term:
> - test binaries are built up-front, and, hence, are more likely to be maintained
> - packagers can bundle the test binaries opening the possibility of
> running libreswan's testsuite against a packaged install
> Andrew
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