[Mono-list] Help wanted: MCS compiler tests

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
19 Jul 2002 00:28:41 -0400

> I think naming the files appropriately and commenting them thoroughly is
> perhaps more important Miguel. The value of a test suite diminishes when no
> one knows what is really being being tested without cross-ferencing each
> test file to the ECMA spec.

That is a detail about whoever would build such a test.  The current
test suite does not track the standard, it tracks the development as we
were testing new features in the compiler, and as we completed the

It later became a test suite of bugs we found in the implementation, so
we would write a test case to ensure that the bug would remain fixed.