On Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 11:03 PM SZEDER Gábor <szeder....@gmail.com> wrote: > > On Sat, Oct 05, 2019 at 10:43:51AM +0200, Bert Wesarg wrote: > > diff --git a/t/t4014-format-patch.sh b/t/t4014-format-patch.sh > > index 83f52614d3..2f2cd6fea6 100755 > > --- a/t/t4014-format-patch.sh > > +++ b/t/t4014-format-patch.sh > > @@ -1606,6 +1606,26 @@ test_expect_success 'From line has expected format' ' > > test_cmp from filtered > > ' > > > > +test_expect_success 'format-patch -o with no leading directories' ' > > + rm -fr patches && > > + git format-patch -o patches master..side && > > + git rev-list master..side >list && > > + test_line_count = $(ls patches | wc -l) list > > This is sort of a nit... > > So, these tests check that 'git rev-list ...' lists as many commits as > the number of files created by 'git format-patch'. While it doesn't > affect the tests' correctness, this is subtly different from checking > that 'git format-patch' created as many files as the number of commits > listed by 'git rev-list'. > > Consider how the tests' output would look like on failure: > 'test_line_count' shows an error message that includes the content of > the file to be checked, which in this case would consist of a bunch of > commit object ids: > > test_line_count: line count for list != 3 > f7af51d27933a90554b6e9212a7e5d4ad1c74569 > bd89fce9f5096eb5cad67c342b40818b7e3ce9e4 > > On one hand, these object ids won't mean much to anyone who might have > to debug such a test failure in the future, and on the other these > tests are about 'git format-patch', not about 'git rev-list'. If the > check were written like this: > > count=$(git rev-list --count master..side) && > ls patches >list && > test_line_count = $count list > > then the error message on failure would look something like this: > > test_line_count: line count for list != 3 > 0001-first.patch > 0002-second.patch > > which, I think, would be more useful.
thanks for this detail. As I copied an existing test with this pattern, I will add a new pre-patch to this serires which applies your idea to the existing test first, before I add new tests for this patch. Bert > > > > +' > > + > > +test_expect_success 'format-patch -o with leading existing directories' ' > > + git format-patch -o patches/side master..side && > > + git rev-list master..side >list && > > + test_line_count = $(ls patches/side | wc -l) list > > +' > > + > > +test_expect_success 'format-patch -o with leading non-existing > > directories' ' > > + rm -fr patches && > > + git format-patch -o patches/side master..side && > > + git rev-list master..side >list && > > + test_line_count = $(ls patches/side | wc -l) list > > +' > > + > > test_expect_success 'format-patch format.outputDirectory option' ' > > test_config format.outputDirectory patches && > > rm -fr patches && > > -- > > 220.127.116.11.g242cf7f110 > >