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Re: the curl user survey 2019 analysis

From: Jeffrey Walton via curl-library <>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2019 01:27:16 -0400

On Wed, Jun 5, 2019 at 12:56 AM Dennis Clarke via curl-library
<> wrote:
> On 6/5/19 12:04 AM, Jeffrey Walton via curl-library wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 4, 2019 at 11:44 AM Daniel Stenberg via curl-library
> > <> wrote:
> >>
> >> I've finally managed to sum up what 732 users told us in this year's survey:
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Nice work on the report Daniel.
> >
> > For next year's survey I would be interested to know what percentage
> > of the folks who build cURL from sources run the self tests before
> > installation (re: Building curl). It is merely a a curiosity of mine.
> I would never have suspected that anyone would *ever* do the install
> without a clean test suite. At the very least a single failed test
> may be harmless on a given architecture but to not do the test suite
> at all seems just blunt trauma wrong.

If you look at the chart for Contributions (p. 21), it looks like "I
run tests or provide infrastructure" has about 2% of the share. I
would expect anyone who builds cURL from sources and runs 'make check'
should respond YES.

Received on 2019-06-05