Automated tests for the libraries?

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Tue Mar 20 20:04:56 EDT 2007

On Sat, Mar 17, 2007 at 06:54:57PM -0700, Jeffrey Yasskin wrote:
> The biggest problem I see with the tests that SimonM is moving is that
> they have to be run inside a built GHC source tree, which makes it
> hard to work just on the libraries or test them on another compiler.

This is really a problem with the driver and infrastructure, not the
tests themselves. It would be good to have a standalone driver program
that doesn't depend on the hierarchy of Makefiles and knows how to run
the tests with different implementations.


More information about the Libraries mailing list