To document the answer: > From: "Philip Oakley" <philipoak...@iee.org> > > > From: "Dale R. Worley" <wor...@alum.mit.edu> > > I've made a small change to the Git source and now test > > t/t1001-read-tree-m-2way.sh fails. In particular, this test fails: > > [...] > > How do I get detailed information on exactly what the failure is? > > I presume you've read \git\t\README which has a lot of stuff about > testing. > > My limited attempts simply used various echo commands liberally > interspersed with the code. (plus close reading of the code - a > technique from history ;-)
Indeed, the file t/README contains a great deal of information about executing the tests. (The "prove" harness that is discussed is present in the Git sources, and the sample commands that involve "prove" can be executed in the test directory.) You can execute each test individually within the test directory via sh ./t1234... and get more information by adding the documented options: sh ./t1234... --verbose --debug --immediate Dale -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.