Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes: > On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 01:49:44AM -0700, Ilya Bobyr wrote: > >> Here are some examples of how functionality added by the patch >> could be used. In order to run setup tests and then only a >> specific test (use case 1) one can do: >> >> $ ./t0000-init.sh --run='1 2 25' >> >> or: >> >> $ ./t0000-init.sh --run='<3 25' >> >> ('<=' is also supported, as well as '>' and '>='). > > I don't have anything against this in principle, but I suspect it will > end up being a big pain to figure out which of the early tests are > required to set up the state, and which are not. Having "<" makes > specifying it easier, but you still have to read the test script to > figure out which tests need to be run.
Likewise. > I wonder if it would make sense to "auto-select" tests that match a > regex like "set.?up|create"? A while ago, Jonathan made a claim that > this would cover most tests that are dependencies of other tests. I did > not believe him, but looking into it, I recall that we did seem to have > quite a few matching that pattern. If there were a good feature like > this that gave us a reason to follow that pattern, I think people might > fix the remainder This may be worth experimenting with, I would think. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html