[gnu-sed-devel] Re: How to run tests for sed?


Thanks first, I have some doubt about the Makefile.in file.
I see the target "check", it's rule was : $(MAKE) $(AM_MAKEFLAGS)
check-recursive, but the check-recursive was a member of RECURSIVE_TARGETS,
how it find and build the tests?

On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 12:07 AM, Assaf Gordon 
wrote:

> Hello,
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 05:25:14PM +0800, kk wrote:
>
>> In version 4.2.2 of sed, I can run "make buildtest-TESTS" to build the
>> test, because in the directory testsuite there was a file named
>> Makefile.in, but in version 4.4 of sed, the Makefile.in was removed.
>>
>
> Indeed, in sed-4.3 we switched to non-recursive make [1],
> meaning there is one central Makefile and few included 'local.mk' files.
>
> [1] https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/sed.git/commit/?id=3b29bece3e
>
> Under normal circumstances this should not affect users:
> The standard way to run tests is simply to use 'make check' in the main
> sed directory.
>
> To skip gnulib's tests and run only sed's tests, use:
>    make check SUBDIRS=.
>
> regards,
> - assaf
>

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