[isabelle-dev] Testing AFP at TUM
makarius at sketis.net
Mon Oct 22 15:14:31 CEST 2012
On Mon, 22 Oct 2012, Tjark Weber wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-10-21 at 16:46 +0200, Florian Haftmann wrote:
>> Btw. whenever I'm testing the AFP these days without relying on the
>> testboard I use the following [...]
> In the last few months I've seen several emails with testing advice on
> this list (occasionally motivated by commits that apparently hadn't
> been tested very thoroughly). Perhaps it would be useful to distill
> these into a concise description of current best practice; either as
> part of README_REPOSITORY or in the Isabelle Wiki?
This raises again a whole bunch of unsettled questions, like "What is the
Isabelle community wiki anyway?" So far there have been mainly
semi-official explanations on administrative processes, nothing relevant
to a genuine Isabelle community. Professional use of professional systems
means you use a stable release, not arbitrary snapshots.
Apart from that we have a split into old-school manual testing (what used
to be "makeall all" and is now "build -a" as shown in the System manual,
vs. newer mira/testboard. Old isatest also has some purpose left -- I
have recently started some tiny renovations here and there.
So just the usual administrative chaos of the past few years ...
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