[RFC] [Optionally] build tests with buildworld

Garrett Cooper yaneurabeya at gmail.com
Tue Apr 23 16:39:10 UTC 2013

On Apr 19, 2013, at 11:17 PM, Garrett Cooper <yaneurabeya at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi arch@ and toolchain@,
>    One of the items that I'm proposing be added to Makefile.inc1 in
> order to make building and installing tests on CURRENT (ATF and
> otherwise) is a build knob called TESTS_WITH_WORLD (the name can be
> modified), which allows me to build and install various tests on my
> git branch like the example ATF tests I produced, pjdfstest, some of
> the prove tests from tools/regression, etc (there are other
> outstanding changes, but this was the key one that I need feedback on
> just to be safe).
>    The effective change is attached (Gmail will no doubt mangle it,
> so please let me know if you want another copy). I made the change to
> Makefile.inc1 in order to ensure that the change was self-contained
> and because it was the simplest, cleanest way to do things without
> introducing a lot of unwanted complexity.
>    I'm asking for feedback on the following items:
>    1. Does the change make functional sense? If not, why?
>    2. Do the semantics (variable names, whether or not they're
> defined) need to be modified to match MK_* semantics or be made more
> consistent in any particular way? If so, why?
>    3. Will anyone have serious heartburn (already have a similar
> change implemented, think it's done in a backwards manner) if this
> change is implemented? If so, why?
> Thanks!
> -Garrett
> PS Please CC me on all replies as I'm not subscribed to the list.

    Ping? If no one replies in a week I'll consider it implicit agreement :)..

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