[poppler] Moving the poppler test framework to git

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Fri Nov 10 23:20:43 PST 2006

On Saturday 11 November 2006 17:08, Jeff Muizelaar wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 11, 2006 at 11:18:41AM +1100, Brad Hards wrote:
> > On Wednesday 08 November 2006 12:39, Jeff Muizelaar wrote:
> > > I'd like to move the test framework that lives in the test module of
> > > poppler cvs to git. Given that I seem to be the only one that develops
> > > it, I don't really expect any objections. However, I thought it'd be
> > > good to ask first anyways.
> >
> > I would prefer that you leave it in CVS. The qt4 unit tests rely on test
> > files that are present in that module.
> I would have no problem leaving the qt4 unit tests in cvs. There is
> really no reason that the test suite code needs to be in the same
> respository.
The qt4 test suite consists of two parts:
* the test harness, which provides a compile-time check that no-one has broken 
source compatibility:
* the files required for the test harnesses to actually perform the checks:

I don't really mind if you move any of
as long as you leave the unittestcases directory behind.

> > If we are talking about making a move, then I'd be happy to see all of
> > poppler moved to SVN (or potentially some other tool, but most of the
> > decentralised tools presume some kind of central maintainer to pull a
> > releasable tree together, and we don't really have anyone who is over all
> > of poppler).
> git doesn't have any presumption like this. X and cairo both use git
> with a central shared respository (CVS style).
So what are you hoping to achieve?

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