>>>>> "Amit" == Amit K Saha <Amit> writes:
Amit> According to
Amit> 'mysql_client_test program is used for testing aspects of the MySQL
Amit> client API that cannot be tested using mysqltest and its test language'
Amit> I would like to know what those aspects are.Thanks!
If you look at the mysql_client_test.c program code, this should be
With mysql_test, you can't test things like client timeouts, broken packages,
wrong usage of the client api etc.
Amit> The other Perl scripts and C tests in the directory- 'tests' should be
Amit> run independently- by hand? Is there no Makefile target? (Something like
Amit> 'make test' which runs the test-suite in 'mysql-test' and 'unittest'.
These are mainly scripts & programs that can be used as a start for
writing test cases for MySQL in case of a known problem. They are not
intended for normal build testing.
Amit> I tried to use 'make install' but all it seems to do is to build
Amit> 'mysql_client_test.c' and copies it to the 'bin' directory of the
Amit> installation. I see no relevant target for the same in the top level
Amit> Makefile as well.
mysql_client_test is the only program in the test directory that is
part of our test framework.
Amit> Am I missing something here?
Hope I was able to answer your question.