[cairo] get-clip-svg-* test failures

Bryce Harrington bryce at osdl.org
Fri Sep 29 18:05:46 PDT 2006

On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 04:07:35PM -0700, Carl Worth wrote:
> Yes, this is a new test for a new feature, and the failure is a good
> catch on the part of crucible, (crucible is obviously being more
> diligent about running the test suite than I am, for example).
> The problem is that the test suite assumes that the backend will
> always be able to provide the clip as a list of rectangles if the user
> passes in a list of rectangles.

Okay, great that it's a legit bug.  :-)  Let me know if there's a patch
to be tested.

> > Also, I've noticed a number of 'Failed to open display:' warnings; I
> > have xorg installed on the test machines but not actually running.  Does
> > the testsuite require X be up?
> In order to test cairo's xlib backend, then yes, it needs to be able
> to talk to an X server. The "failed to open display" errors explain
> the gray UNTESTED xlib column you are getting in your results.

What approach would you recommend to run X on a headless box?  Or would
it be worth the effort to set up?


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