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Re: [perl #118543] removing various testing and obsolete profilingtargets

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George Greer
June 19, 2013 15:07
Re: [perl #118543] removing various testing and obsolete profilingtargets
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On Wed, 19 Jun 2013, Nicholas Clark wrote:

> # New Ticket Created by  Nicholas Clark
> # Please include the string:  [perl #118543]
> # in the subject line of all future correspondence about this issue.
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> There are a *lot* of variant testing targets in the *nix Makefile, most of
> which I don't think that anyone uses. All are shortcuts which invoke t/TEST
> or t/harness with various options. I propose we remove most of them.
> ie *keep* only the following targets:
> check check.valgrind test test-harness test-notty test-porting test-prep
> test-reonly test-tty test.valgrind test_harness test_harness_notty
> test_notty test_notty.valgrind test_porting test_prep test_prep.valgrind
> test_prep_pre test_prep_reonly test_reonly test_tty

Note that current Test::Smoke still uses the '_test' target for some 
reason unless set for 'harnessonly' or 'is56x' or on VMS.

George Greer

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