Confused about make.

Andras Timar timar74 at
Sat Nov 28 01:57:00 PST 2015

On Sat, Nov 28, 2015 at 10:26 AM, jan iversen
<jani at> wrote:
> Can someone please tell what is the difference between:
> "make test" and
> "make check"
> I could not find a description of the make options in our wiki (maybe they are just hidden).

"test" is a toplevel module in LibreOffice source tree. Its README
says it is a test harness code for C++ unit testing. "make test"
builds this toplevel module. "make check" will first do a full build,
then run all the subsequent tests.


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