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Re: t5545: reduced test coverage




Ramsay Jones <ramsay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi Junio,
>
> I noticed, when comparing the test-suite output from v2.12.0
> versus v2.13.0-rc0 on cygwin, that t5545-push-options.sh was
> no longer being run. (Well, now being skipped because it can't
> find a web-server). Prior to commit 438fc68462 ("push options:
> pass push options to the transport helper", 08-02-2017), this
> test file ran three tests on 'local remotes'.
>
> [I used to test with apache on Linux, but during an OS upgrade
> (some time ago) I decided not to install apache just for the
> git test-suite. (I used to run webgit and cgit, but no more!)]
>
> I suppose it is not a major reduction in test coverage, but I
> don't recall any discussion about it and I wondered if it was
> by accident or design.
>
> ATB,
> Ramsay Jones

I think it was combination of carelessness and not caring about an
incomplete platform environment well enough.  

It appears to me that only a few tests in the entire script wants to
work with HTTP server, so perhaps moving them to the end, together
with the inclusion of lib-httpd and start_httpd that 438fc684 ("push
options: pass push options to the transport helper", 2017-02-08)
introduced, may be sufficient?

Thanks.