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Re: [RCF] parallel-tests: removing the "check-html" target and the .log
Re: [RCF] parallel-tests: removing the "check-html" target and the .log -> .html conversion?
Fri, 13 Jan 2012 20:08:30 +0100
On 01/08/2012 07:27 PM, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
> On 01/05/2012 11:14 PM, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
>> On Thu, 5 Jan 2012, Stefano Lattarini wrote:
>>> So, in conclusion, here is my simple proposal:
>>> 1. We deprecate the support for HTML testsuite output in the documentation
>>> the 1.11.3 release.
>>> 2. In the 1.12 release, we remove it from the automake core, providing
>>> (in the automake tarball) an "extra" `.am' fragment that can offer a
>>> (and hopefully completely equivalent) functionality.
>> I am a fan of reStructuredText and rst2html but definitely agree that this
>> functionality does not need to be in the core of Automake and that there only
>> needs to be sufficient provision to hook in some formatting tool to produce
>> alternate output formats.
> Thanks for the feedback. Let's start deprecating the feature in the
> documentation then. I'll push the attached patch by tomorrow evening
> if there is no objection.
I've now pushed the patch to the new *rewindable* branch:
to be eventually merged into maint. Further patches should follow shortly.
I will post them (together with this a copy of the already-posted patch, for
completeness) in a new thread on the automake-patches list.