[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCHv3] af_hdcd: more FATE tests

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Tue Dec 20 19:57:54 EET 2016

On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 10:27:20PM -0600, Burt P. wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 18, 2016 at 6:54 PM, Michael Niedermayer
> <michael at niedermayer.cc> wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 18, 2016 at 12:48:45PM -0600, Burt P wrote:
> >> Additional/Modified FATE tests improve code coverage from 63.7% to 98.1%.
> >>
> >> Changed fate-suite sample files:
> >> * filter/hdcd-encoding-errors.flac (1.3M) replaced by
> >>   a smaller version (140K). It can be replaced because the test
> >>   only looks for a non-zero number of errors, so the existing test
> >>   will still pass.
> >
> > IMO replacing files is not ok
> > it would change all past instances of the related fate test
> > a bug report refering to a fate failure could become unreproduceable
> > or otherwise working fate tests could start failing ...
> > as much as i prefer to safe a few bytes in this case i prefer to waste
> > some space over the potential problems
> >
> > you can add files, but not remove or replace unless they are truly
> > unused by every past checkout
> Well, I don't mind if it is kept, I was just trying to offset the additions.
> I understand why removing or replacing samples is generally not a good
> idea, but I would point out that in this case, the file could be replaced
> without changing the result in any past revision of the test.
> This particular test outcome is determined by grepping a line out of the
> log that reports the number of errors encountered, and it only has to be
> non-zero, so the shorter sample with fewer errors (but at least one) still
> passes any old revision.

did you post links to any of the files or how can the new files be
added ?

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