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clarification of wwwhether 'make test' needs the PHP xecutable to be set

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Zoe Slattery
Zoe Slattery committed Mar 20, 2009
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@@ -32,11 +32,12 @@ sapi/cli/php [-c /path/to/php.ini] run-tests.php [ext/foo/tests/GLOB]
[Which "php" executable "make test" look for]
- You must use TEST_PHP_EXECUTABLE environment variable to explicitly
-select the php executable to be used to run the tests. That can either
-be the CLI or CGI executable.
+If you are running the run-tests.php script from the command line (as above)
+you must set the TEST_PHP_EXECUTABLE environment variable to explicitly
+select the PHP executable that is to be tested, that is, used to run the test scripts.
- "make test" executes "run-tests.php" script with "php" binary. Some
+If you run the tests using make test, the PHP CLI and CGI executables are
+automatically set for you. "make test" executes "run-tests.php" script with the CLI binary. Some
test scripts such as session must be executed by CGI SAPI. Therefore,
you must build PHP with CGI SAPI to perform all tests.

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