>>>>> "Brian" == Brian D Carlstrom <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Brian> Martin Gasbichler writes:
>> There is no methodology for skipping tests yet. However, your fifo
>> example is there only case I'm aware of where a feature of scsh
>> doesn't work on all systems.
Brian> So I disabled the three tests that create-fifo and everything else in
Brian> the test suite passes. Unix domain sockets don't work on Windows either,
Brian> but there isn't a test for those right now.
Ah, good to know. Do the cygwin people intend to fix this?
>> I would rather declare this a bug in scsh (which of course we cannot
>> fix) than changing the test suite to skip the test. We could add some
>> output to test-all saying which tests are known to fail due to bug in
>> scsh or add an optional argument to add-test! which indicates whether
>> the test is known to fail.
Brian> So having experience with both java testing at work and perl's test
Brian> suites, I think it's important for the tests to continue until the end,
Brian> reporting pass/fail/skip/total statistics. right now it just dies on the
Right, it definitly should catch errors and report them. I'll change