[Lldb-commits] [PATCH] D24591: [LIT] First pass of LLDB LIT support

Jim Ingham via lldb-commits lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org
Wed Sep 14 16:52:17 PDT 2016

> On Sep 14, 2016, at 3:56 PM, Chris Bieneman <beanz at apple.com> wrote:
> @jingham and @zturner, we can also take advantage of FileCheck's use of regular expressions to write robust matchers. In general LLVM has managed to change text output formats many times in radical ways, and LIT's testing has still suited the project well.

The gdb testsuite used expect for all its pattern matching.  And yet it still ended up both being fragile and making it pretty much impossible to change some aspects of the command output because nobody would ever want to go fix all the tests.


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