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.
Thanks for the explanation.
I couldn't find this documented in t/README, the following patch
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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
@@ -86,7 +86,8 @@ appropriately before running "make".
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.
This causes additional long-running tests to be run (where
-- 8< --
+ privacy is necessary
+ using gnupg http://gnupg.org
+ public key id: 0x92FEFDB7E44C32F9
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