[libvirt PATCH 016/351] meson: add test_suite build option
pkrempa at redhat.com
Wed Jul 22 07:54:15 UTC 2020
On Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 11:54:12 +0200, Pavel Hrdina wrote:
> With autoconf this option controlled if the test suite is compiled by
> default or not with the fact that it will be compiled later when
> running `make check`.
> With meson it is not possible to compile it later when running
> `ninja test` as it will be always compiled if referenced by `test()`
> function in meson.build files. Because of that enable the test suite
> be default.
> Enabling it only when compiling from git makes the test suite disabled
> for `ninja dist` command which builds the code from non-git location.
> Since that command is closest equivalent of `make distcheck` which runs
> the test suite.
> The only drawback from the autoconf state is that users compiling
> libvirt from tarball will compile the test suite as well even though
> they will not run it in most cases.
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Hrdina <phrdina at redhat.com>
> configure.ac | 17 -----------------
> meson.build | 5 +++++
> meson_options.txt | 1 +
> 3 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/meson_options.txt b/meson_options.txt
> index 2281faec429..6973b9f6587 100644
> --- a/meson_options.txt
> +++ b/meson_options.txt
> @@ -3,3 +3,4 @@ option('packager', type: 'string', value: '', description: 'Extra packager name'
> option('packager_version', type: 'string', value: '', description: 'Extra packager version')
> option('system', type: 'boolean', value: false, description: 'Set install paths to system ones')
> option('runstatedir', type: 'string', value: '', description: 'State directory for temporary sockets, pid files, etc')
> +option('test_suite', type: 'boolean', value: true, description: 'Whether to enable and build test suite by default')
Given that you've said that the testsuite is always build, the
description is misleadingly noting that it can be avoided.
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