Extending subsequent tests with dogtail tests?

Markus Mohrhard markus.mohrhard at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 10 09:35:03 UTC 2019


On Fri, Mar 8, 2019 at 6:33 PM Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at collabora.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> The current practice is: if 'make check' passes (which is more or less
> enforced by Jenkins) and the change looks good to a reviewer, the change
> goes in. And then releases are based on time, so it's really rare that
> there are "blocker" bugs which would delay a release.
> The ideal for any new kind of testing (including accessibility) is that
> it's integrated into 'make check', and whatever those tests cover are
> not OK to be broken anytime.
> If the proposed a11y tests are part of make check, then it's easy to
> promise that they won't be broken; otherwise it's just a best effort
> thing without any guarantees.
> At least that's how I understood what Markus wrote, and I agree with
> that.

Exactly that. With the added comment about the reliability necessary or
developers will start ignoring test failures or even worse disable failing

Kind regards,

> Regards,
> Miklos
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