Commit 8d13a0ed authored by bfulgham@webkit.org's avatar bfulgham@webkit.org

2009-06-10 Brent Fulgham <bfulgham@webkit.org>

        Reviewed by Eric Seidel.

        Fixes https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26309.
        Update a few items in the testing language to:
        (1) Reflect results are now generated with Leopard (not Tiger)
        (2) Explain how to generate pixel-level layout tests.


git-svn-id: http://svn.webkit.org/repository/webkit/trunk@44604 268f45cc-cd09-0410-ab3c-d52691b4dbfc
parent 8ff79e5d
2009-06-10 Brent Fulgham <bfulgham@webkit.org>
Reviewed by Eric Seidel.
Fixes https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26309.
Update a few items in the testing language to:
(1) Reflect results are now generated with Leopard (not Tiger)
(2) Explain how to generate pixel-level layout tests.
* quality/testing.html:
* quality/testwriting.html:
2009-06-05 Kenneth Rohde Christiansen <kenneth.christiansen@openbossa.com>
Bug 26188: Clarify some of the cases in the coding style guide
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differences are found, then the patch has passed the tests. If any tests fail, then the patch cannot be committed until the
discrepancies in the tests are resolved.</p>
<p>Regression tests must be run on Tiger, since the expected results checked in were generated on Tiger.</p>
<p>Regression tests must be run on Leopard, since the expected results checked in were generated on Leopard.</p>
<h3>The JavaScriptCore Tests</h3>
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This is useful for tests that are testing something other than layout. The event creation test mentioned above is a good example of
how to do this and when it makes sense.</p>
<p>Some tests require pixel-level comparisons. For these tests, you must generate expected output for a specific
machine type, operating system, and color profile. When you add such a test, you can generate new expected output
automatically using the <tt>run-webkit-tests --pixel</tt> command. This will automatically
configure the color profile, and place the resulting rendered image (and checksum) in the appropriate platform
directory for checkin.</p>
<p><a href="http://www.hixie.ch/resources/fonts/">The Ahem font</a> is useful in testing text layout, since its
glyphs&rsquo; metrics are well known, and it is always available to tests running
in the layout test tool. However, if you want to view tests that use Ahem in Safari,
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