[libcxx-dev] Dropping support for the old libc++ test format

Eric Fiselier via libcxx-dev libcxx-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jul 8 05:09:39 PDT 2020

As the Dr. Frankenstein responsible for the previous test suite, I say go
for it! Kill it with fire!
(Assuming you haven't done so already).


On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 12:21 PM Louis Dionne via libcxx-dev <
libcxx-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> Folks,
> I'd like to drop support for the old libc++ test format. The old format
> doesn't work well anymore because it's difficult to maintain both formats
> properly. Furthermore, after resolving some issues in the past two months,
> I believe the new format is now in a state where it is strictly more
> powerful than the old one.
> If there's a reason why someone is unable to migrate to the new format,
> please let me know and we can work on resolving those issues. Otherwise,
> I'll remove the code related to the old format early next week and it won't
> be possible to use the old format anymore by specifying `--param
> use_old_format=True`.
> Cheers,
> Louis
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