Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Wed May 17 05:29:05 UTC 2017

On 17/05/17 00:40, Chris Johns wrote:
> On 16/05/2017 18:35, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> On 16/05/17 10:28, Chris Johns wrote:
>>> What we do need to do is make sure the test results express the true
>>> state. If a test is broken it should fail. If it is tagged an
>>> expected-fail we do not consider it a regression.
>> Loosing test coverage simply because a test uses a non-SMP feature 
>> somehow is not really great.
> I am sorry you have lost me. If the test is for something not 
> available when SMP is enabled why build it? This can be handled in the 
> build system. If the test is using something not available on SMP and 
> it can be written to work on SMP by not using that feature then the 
> test is broken on SMP and I would expect a fail until it is fixed. 

Yes, some tests are broken on SMP with the SMP mode enabled, but not the 
features they are testing. If you disable the tests, then you don't test 
these features at all in SMP configurations.

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