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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 0/7] Move qtests to a separate folder

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 0/7] Move qtests to a separate folder
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 10:54:47 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.12.1 (2019-06-15)

Am 11.09.2019 um 10:01 hat Thomas Huth geschrieben:
> On 11/09/2019 08.58, Kevin Wolf wrote:
> > Am 10.09.2019 um 21:07 hat Eric Blake geschrieben:
> >> On 9/10/19 1:58 PM, Thomas Huth wrote:
> >>> Our "tests" directory is very overcrowded - we store the qtests,
> >>> unit test and other files there. That makes it difficult to
> >>> determine which file belongs to each test subsystem, and the
> >>> wildcards in the MAINTAINERS file are inaccurate, too.
> >>>
> >>> Let's clean up this mess. The first patches disentangle some
> >>> dependencies, and the last three patches then move the qtests
> >>> and libqos (which is a subsystem of the qtests) to a new folder
> >>> called "tests/qtest/".
> >>
> >> I'd also welcome a rename of tests/qemu-iotests to tests/iotests.
> > 
> > I might prefer if the directory were named "iotests" rather than
> > "qemu-iotests" if we were only adding the code now.
> > 
> > However, I'm not so sure if I'd like a rename now because a rename
> > always comes with a cost and the benefits are rather limited in this
> > case.
> Well, if we all agree that it rather should be renamed, we should maybe
> rather do it now than later. Later the cost might even be higher.

What I'm saying is that I'm not sure that it should be renamed. What
will we gain from the rename apart from saving five redundant characters
in the path?


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