[Mono-devel-list] NUnit Regression test suites.

Ben Maurer bmaurer at ximian.com
Wed Jan 12 18:38:16 EST 2005

On Wed, 2005-01-12 at 12:34 -0500, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> I would personally like to move tests that are known to fail into a
> separate test assembly, so we at least have `positive' tests that are
> supposed to work never fail.  This means that we can put them on the
> tinderbox and track when we introduce a regression on the runtime,
> currently days might pass before we find out about a regression.
>     There are various possible approaches here:
> 	* Build system changes to support two different assemblies
> 	  (known passing, and known failures).
> 	* Ifdef tests that fail (this makes it hard to actively track
> 	  down bugs and fix them).
> 	* Ifdef tests that fail, but file a bugzilla report for each
> 	  failure (might clog Bugzilla).

We can use the [Ignore] attribute, so that the tests are still listed.

so, we would do:

[Ignore ("has failed since forever -- see bug #xxxxx")]

-- Ben

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