On Sun, Apr 07, 2013 at 03:32:00PM -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote: >> I'm not sure if it's better to use test_when_finished with rm or >> just && rm -rf tmp at the end of the test in case someone wants >> to look at the output. > > test_when_finished is better here, since it means later tests can > run and provide useful information about how bad a regression is. > Cleanup commands requested using test_when_finished are not run when a > test being run with --immediate fails, so you can still inspect output > after a failed test.
Hello Jonathan, Thanks for the explanation. I couldn't find this documented in t/README, the following patch adds it. -- 8< -- Subject: [PATCH] t/README: --immediate skips cleanup commands for failed tests --- t/README | 3 ++- 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/t/README b/t/README index 9b41fe7..e5e7d37 100644 --- a/t/README +++ b/t/README @@ -86,7 +86,8 @@ appropriately before running "make". --immediate:: This causes the test to immediately exit upon the first - failed test. + failed test. Cleanup commands requested with + test_when_finished are not executed if the test failed. --long-tests:: This causes additional long-running tests to be run (where -- 22.214.171.1241.g0d034d4 -- 8< -- Regards Simon -- + privacy is necessary + using gnupg http://gnupg.org + public key id: 0x92FEFDB7E44C32F9 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html