[llvm] r284919 - [lit] Add more testing instructions to README

Brian Gesiak via llvm-commits llvm-commits at lists.llvm.org
Sat Oct 22 10:27:31 PDT 2016

Author: modocache
Date: Sat Oct 22 12:27:31 2016
New Revision: 284919

URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=284919&view=rev
[lit] Add more testing instructions to README

r283710 introduced two regressions, one to llvm-lit, and the other to
lit executables that were installed via setuptools. Add instructions on
how to test for these regressions in the future.

Reviewers: ddunbar, delcypher, beanz, chapuni, cmatthews, echristo

Subscribers: llvm-commits, mehdi_amini

Differential Revision: https://reviews.llvm.org/D25459


Modified: llvm/trunk/utils/lit/README.txt
URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project/llvm/trunk/utils/lit/README.txt?rev=284919&r1=284918&r2=284919&view=diff
--- llvm/trunk/utils/lit/README.txt (original)
+++ llvm/trunk/utils/lit/README.txt Sat Oct 22 12:27:31 2016
@@ -22,3 +22,18 @@ Note that lit's tests depend on 'not' an
 You will need to have built LLVM tools in order to run lit's test suite
+You'll also want to confirm that lit continues to work when testing LLVM.
+Follow the instructions in http://llvm.org/docs/TestingGuide.html to run the
+regression test suite:
+    make check-llvm
+And be sure to run the llvm-lit wrapper script as well:
+    /path/to/your/llvm/build/bin/llvm-lit utils/lit/tests
+Finally, make sure lit works when installed via setuptools:
+    python utils/lit/setup.py install
+    lit --path /path/to/your/llvm/build/bin utils/lit/tests

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