[Bro-Dev] [Bro-Commits] [git/bro] topic/robin/parallel-btest: Adding group "comm" to communication tests for parallelizing execution with new btest version. (32cb6d6)

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Fri Sep 9 05:32:44 PDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 13:33 -0700, you wrote:

> It seems like TEST-GROUP is very similar to TEST-PROFILE (in the btest  
> profile branch I'm working on). .

Does TEST-PROFILE limit a test to run only when a specific profile has
been selected, and be skipped if not? What's a use case for using it?

Btw, another question: the "transform" pass runs after the test. Can
we add another similar one that runs before the test executes? We
could then remove BTest's filters and use profiles instead I believe.

And: your README says "four scripts need to be defined": please make
them optional so that one can skip scripts that aren't needed for a


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