Running all regression tests

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Thu Jun 3 12:50:23 UTC 2010

Quoting Erik Cederstrand <erik at> (from Thu, 3 Jun 2010  
12:02:51 +0200):

> Hi,
> I'd like to run the regression tests in src/tools/regression on a  
> regular basis. What's the official way to do this? Is there some way  
> I can run them all in one go?
> It seems it's necessary to enter every single subdirectory and  
> execute any Makefiles located there before running 'prove -r'. Some

You could write a Makefile which recurses into the subdirs.

> of the tests don't contain .t files, so I assume they can't be run  
> using 'prove'?

The effort to convert tests to prove-able tests got stuck at one point  
in time (probably time constraints / real-life-interupt).


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