[erlang-patches] Information in the wiki page about Running Tests probably out of date?
Tue Feb 21 12:16:55 CET 2012
On 02/20/2012 05:08 PM, José Valim wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> In order to contribute to Erlang, I was trying to run tests.
> The first issue I found was that the wiki page about Running tests was
> out of date:
> With the help of #erlounge folks, I was able to update the command to
> use the new ./otp_build:
> ERL_LIBS=`pwd`/lib; ERL_TOP=`pwd`; ./otp_build all -a &&
> ./otp_build tests -a
The ERL_LIBS should not be needed, and the -a for ./otp_build tests is
> I've updated the wiki page to use this new command. Could you please
> validate the command above is the correct one?
> In any case, after running the command above, I moved further to run
> tests with:
> cd release/tests/test_server
> $ERL_TOP/bin/ct_run -suite ../compiler_test/andor_SUITE -case t_orelse
> But then I got the following failure:
Looks like you have not run ts:install(). check the wiki for details :D
> I was ultimately able to run tests related to my patch, but it would
> be nice if we could make the instructions in the wiki page work out of
> the box for other developers. I am running on Mac OS X, Snow Leopard.
The use of "./otp_build tests" , instead of "make release_tests" should
facilitate this, as it makes sure we use gmake/make
> *José Valim*
> www.plataformatec.com.br <http://www.plataformatec.com.br/>
> Founder and Lead Developer
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/Henrik Nord Erlang/OTP
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