running all the tests

Kristian Fiskerstrand kristian.fiskerstrand at
Tue Aug 8 10:12:51 CEST 2017

On 08/08/2017 09:58 AM, Werner Koch wrote:

> Still, I doubt that users will catch and report make check failures from
> testing a bunch of combinations of non-standard configurations. 

Gentoo's tinderboxes running various use flag combinations has a
relatively good chance to find issues of this sort.

> I would prefer if build systems, which are based on some kind of
> configure script, could agree on a name for enabling such tests.
> --enable-extensive-tests or --enable-all-tests might be good candidate
> names.  Thus it is up the the user to decide whether to run those tests.

We can make that work.

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