Bug 6305 - move to feature tests, not platform tests
Summary: move to feature tests, not platform tests
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Build/Modular (show other bugs)
Version: git
Hardware: All All
: high normal
Assignee: Xorg Project Team
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
URL:
Whiteboard: 2011BRB_Reviewed
Keywords: janitor
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Blocks:
 
Reported: 2006-03-18 05:45 UTC by Daniel Stone
Modified: 2011-10-02 02:17 UTC (History)
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Description Daniel Stone 2006-03-18 05:45:25 UTC
We should have as few platform tests as possible (only in the server, when we
need to know which kernel we're running on; even then, it's abused to convey the
notion of userspace features).  These tests should be replaced by tests for
specific features (endianness, UNIX domain sockets, et al) everywhere they
exist, until we have no more #ifdef CSRG_BASED, #ifdef SVR4, #if !defined(sun)
&& (defined(__amd64__) || defined(powerpc)), or any of that horrendous stuff.
Comment 1 Daniel Stone 2007-02-27 01:31:04 UTC
Sorry about the phenomenal bug spam, guys.  Adding xorg-team@ to the QA contact so bugs don't get lost in future.


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