[lldb-dev] Questions about the LLDB testsuite and improving its reliability
Jim Ingham via lldb-dev
lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jan 17 15:57:46 PST 2018
> On Jan 17, 2018, at 3:50 PM, Zachary Turner <zturner at google.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:44 PM Jim Ingham <jingham at apple.com> wrote:
> I don't see any of these operations that can't be done in a make file, after all you can run arbitrary commands there. We do make directories, dylibs, move and strip files, etc in some of the makefiles in the test case.
> Make doesn't have builtin substitutions like %t or even better, ones you can define yourself in Python. Make can obviously do anything (it can even run a shell script!) but when you have a DSL, then it becomes much easier to do domain specific things.
Sure but I can't imagine anything we want to do here that that easiness delta is going to be significant, and if you do want to do complex things, python also has the system command.
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