[FFmpeg-devel] FATE on multiple platforms

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 03:02:03 EET 2017


On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 7:56 PM, Jim DeLaHunt <from.ffmpeg-dev at jdlh.com>

> On 2017-11-14 14:20, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> 2017-11-14 18:28 GMT+01:00 Dixit, Vishwanath<vdixit at akamai.com>:
>> One of my patches is in the review process. I am fairly new to
>>> the patch submission process and have a query regarding
>>> FATE testing on multiple platforms.
>>> The patch includes a new FATE test and I am expected to get
>>> it tested on ARM Linux, wine+MinGW, Ubuntu, MIPS Linux
>>> and OS X.
>> No?
>> I believe you are expected to test it on those of these platforms
>> that you have access to.
>> Carl Eugen
> I interpret Carl Eugen as saying that a developer is expected to test
> their change on those platforms to which they have access, and so it's OK
> if a developer does not have access to all platforms, does not
> cross-compile, and does not test on all platforms.
> But recently another developer said something different:

What Carl Eugen says is indeed what we've always done. All of this assumes
we're working on generic code and we can reasonably predict there to not be
any platform-specific implications.


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