On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 03:14:52PM -0400, Julio Merino wrote: > TL;DR > -----
> I plan to turn the TESTS src.conf knob ON by default on Tuesday once I > have been able to perform enough sanity-checks of the build and all of > them pass. > The impact of this is that the FreeBSD Test Suite (see tests(7)) will > be built and installed by default under /usr/tests/ along with the > private atf libraries and binaries. There should be no other changes > and this should be transparent to everyone. > If this happens to break the world in any way, we can trivially roll > the change back to fix the fallout. > Some details > ------------ > TESTS was never intended to be disabled by default. However, the > original patches that were committed months ago related to this > feature broke the build and the easiest way out (instead of reverting > the commits) was to set the knob to disabled. Unfortunately, it stayed > that way even after the discovered problems were fixed. > I am confident enough now that we have ironed out all major issues > that this might introduce, so it is about time to enable TESTS by > default again in HEAD. > The benefits of this are that 1) we allow end users (especially > consumers of binary releases!) to run the tests out of the box, as it > has always been intended; and 2) we will be able to run the official > release builds through testing via Jenkins, instead of having to issue > custom builds. > Actual change: https://phabric.freebsd.org/D188 > I will update this thread when the change is committed and/or with any > updates. > Please let me know if I'm missing anything. This is certainly useful, but please fix installworld from a read-only (e.g. NFS) /usr/obj first. I reported this a while ago in http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-testing/2014-May/000384.html "build Kyuafile.auto during buildworld, not installworld". This message includes patches, although they are a bit ugly. -- Jilles Tjoelker _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"