[tbb-dev] Running xpcshell tests

Mark Smith mcs at pearlcrescent.com
Fri Jul 11 17:18:58 UTC 2014

On 7/11/14 11:02 AM, Nicolas Vigier wrote:
> After running the xpcshell tests on Firefox 24.6 and Tor Browser, I have
> seen that:
>   - 6 tests failed on firefox, and it took 10 minutes to run those tests
>   - 121 test failed on tor-browser, and it took 2.5 hours to run those
>     tests
> My plan now is to automatically run the tests on all of our commits
> (starting from the last from mozilla), save the results and time spent
> running each test, and compare with the previous commit, in order to
> find which commits cause tests to fail.

Do you plan to investigate why more tests fail (and take so long) on 
tor-browser?  Many are probably explainable due to our patches, but it 
would be good to know for sure.  Or maybe we need to divide the 
investigation task up among the various TBB developers?

Mark Smith
Pearl Crescent, LLC

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