[RFC] Simplify running the FreeBSD test suite
yaneurabeya at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 06:59:24 UTC 2015
I’ve posted an item for review which will simplify running the FreeBSD test suite for end-users: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D4406 . I have not sent the patch out for an exp-run yet (but will soon); I would appreciate feedback on the following high-level items:
1. `make regress` (the legacy target) will become `make check` to match other open source projects. It will by default test changes in .OBJDIR, but allows the end-user to specify the installed directory via CHECKDIR.
2. `make checkworld` will be added to mirror `make buildworld`/`make installworld` (it will test the installed system as opposed to what’s contained in the build tree).
I’m proposing that the changes be CRed and checked in sometime before the new year.
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