[Debichem-devel] Bug#475064: Bug#475064: please consider making testsuite run shorter

Michael Banck mbanck at debian.org
Tue Apr 8 20:22:30 UTC 2008


On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 10:13:32PM +0300, Riku Voipio wrote:
> Looking at build-logs of a my pet meager arch (armel):
> grep -E '(Testing|elapsed)' apbs_0.5.1-2_20080408-0023
> ...
> Testing ion at -3.000
> Total elapsed time: 3040 seconds

> Looking at the actual testfile, it indeed seems
> apbs is running the same 1h long test with the
> only difference being the initial coordinates.
> Unless all the seed coordinates are known
> corner cases (which seems unlikely considering
> the 0.250 stepping..), it would seem this repeated
> testing gives little extra value to testing.. Running
> test with three sets (negative, zero, positive) would
> likely give same code coverage.

I was annoyed by how long the test suite is running as well, and we will
forward your suggestion upstream.


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