[Libreoffice-qa] ESC meeting minutes: 2020-03-05

Michael Stahl mst at libreoffice.org
Tue Mar 10 09:47:03 UTC 2020

On 10.03.20 10:25, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> After the transition from the two-stage 
> dmake-based build system to gbuild was completed, this could have been 
> cleaned up, moving the relevant dependencies into the individual tests. 

this was actually done for new tests and turned out to be a horrible 
idea leading to dozens of lines of copypasta in every CppunitTest 
makefile and still missing vital dependencies that then led to hours 
wasted debugging test failures that only happen sometimes when building 
from scratch.

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