[Releasing] Testing: 08/29/2012 + linux-g++ (64-bit) [success!]

Stephen Kelly stephen.kelly at kdab.com
Thu Aug 30 14:15:40 CEST 2012

On Thursday, August 30, 2012 11:51:22 you wrote:
> On 30.8.2012 14.44, "Stephen Kelly" <stephen.kelly at kdab.com> wrote:
> >On Thursday, August 30, 2012 13:32:39 Thiago Macieira wrote:
> >> On quinta-feira, 30 de agosto de 2012 13.29.03, Stephen Kelly wrote:
> >> > So, how do we make sure this doesn't happen again? Does the packaging
> >> > script  attempt to run unit tests? Is that possible?
> >> 
> >> The unit tests are run before the commit goes in. And that's why we've
> >>
> >>been
> >>
> >> testing.
> >
> >Yes. The unit tests are run *before* the installation step though. Never
> >after.
> Unit tests are not run for installers, as they require developer build.
> As said before we have unit tests as well as automated release tests in
> place for 4.8 releasing, but not 5.0 yet. That is why we need to do a lot
> of manual testing. We will focus into putting this in place now also for
> 5.0 so that before final we have good coverage in the automated testing.

Great thanks. The existing cmake unit tests (which do not require a developer 
build) also work with an installed Qt. However, there is a quiet check for a 
cmake installation. The cmake unit tests are only run if cmake is found in the 
PATH, so please ensure that when doing this work. 

> Manual testing will still be needed, but simple things are then caught by
> the automation.



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