[tex4ht] [bug #345] regression testing is needed

Deimantas Galcius deimantas.galcius at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 18:27:19 CET 2016

Hi Michal, 

Very good.  I've removed  l3build files from the repo.  
Starting from the scratch .... :)

regards, -- deimi 

On Dec 16, 2016, at 4:51 PM, Michal Hoftich wrote:

> Hi all
>> tex4ht testing needs to deal not with log files, but output files which may
>> be
>> text files (html, xml, multiply html) and/or binary files (e.g. images).
>> I am not sure if it would be good idea to extend l3build to support these
>> features.
>> Rather I think about a different script:
>> build.lua -> (run.lua)
>> l3build.lua -> test4ht.lua (?)
>> regression-test.tex -> regression-test-4ht.tex (?)
>> Does it sound reasonable?
>> Alternatively, we can always start from scratch.
> It indeed sounds reasonable, we have a little bit different needs than
> LaTeX 3, where  they test only the log file, but with all three main
> engines. We need to test several files for each tested file (at least
> the XML and CSS), we also need to be able to pass different options
> for particular tests. I haven't read l3build documentation and source
> code yet, so I have no idea how difficult it will be to get that to
> work. But I am sure that it can't be harder than to start from
> scratch.
> Best regards,
> Michal

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