Thanks a lot for the explanation!
So mysql-test/t is a subset of mysql-test/suite, am I right?
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 12:14 AM, Guilhem Bichot
> Tianyin Xu a écrit, On 12/12/2012 08:52:
>> Hi all,
>> I want to take the advantage of the existing MySQL test suite to do
>> some specific testing.
>> According to the manual, the test suite is located in the mysql-test
>> directory (under the install root directory).
>> What confused me is that there're two different test suite directories
>> there -- (1) mysql-test/t and (2) mysql-test/suite.
>> It seems that when executing
>> it would execute the tests under "suite" directory, but the examples
>> in README, e.g.,
>> #mysql-test-run --extern alias analyze
>> the "alias" and "analyze" refer to the test cases in the "t" directory.
>> Could anyone tell me what's the different between the tests in these
>> two directory? Which is doing what?
> In the beginning there was only mysql-test/t. Then MySQL developers felt the
> need to organize tests in suites, so they created mysql-test/suite, which
> has one sub directory per suite.
> If you simply run mysql-test-run it will print
> "Using suites:
> these are the suites which it tests by default.
> "main" is special: it means the tests in mysql-test/t.
> You can specify what suites you want:
> ./mtr --suite=main,binlog