[Development] The qtbase CI should run the qtdeclarative tests
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Mar 19 15:18:14 CET 2012
On segunda-feira, 19 de março de 2012 14.28.35, Kent Hansen wrote:
> Den 19. mars 2012 10:32, skrev ext Thiago Macieira:
> > On segunda-feira, 19 de março de 2012 08.01.41, lars.knoll at nokia.com
> >>> Yes, in some ways I feel this is adding complexity to the test setup to
> >>> work around a "false simplicity" in our source code setup. We claim
> >>> that Qt is modular, but actually we know some parts of it are not
> >>> really,
> >>> so we add gates to enforce some level of de-modularization.
> >> The main problem here is that our test coverage of qtbase in itself is
> >> not
> >> good enough in some areas. So we have to cover this up by adding
> >> declarative tests in thus implicitly raising test coverage of qtbase.
> > While the statement is true, I don't think it's the cause of the problem.
> > qtdeclarative is well-known for depending on the internals of QtCore and
> > QtGui. Internals are not unit-tested and will probably never be.
> None of the breakages I've seen in the last few weeks have been due to
> depending on qtbase internals.
> Where are the parts in qtdeclarative where depending on internals are
> likely to cause problems? Maybe we can clean that up some more.
I expect the kernel: metatype, metaobject system and event delivery.
Anyway, where *are* the breakages? Last time this happened, I asked you to
tell us where the breakages are so we could be more careful with the changes.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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