On 04/15/2013 07:39 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> writes:
>> How can I get rid of the sleeps in these tests?
> Would test-chmtime help?
Maybe I should take a step back and ask why it isn't easier to expire
things regardless of age, which is sometimes a reasonable thing to do
even outside of test suites. In particular, it seem to me that the most
obvious interpretation of
git reflog expire --expire=now --all
would be that it expires *everything*. But in fact it seems to only
expire things that are at least one second old, which doesn't seem at
all useful in the real world. "--expire=all" is accepted without
complaint but doesn't do what one would hope. Something like
"--expire=$(($(date +%s)+3600))" works, but it is not very convenient
(is it portable?).
I guess I can use test-chmtime for my particular test, though I will
have to pass it the explicit names of the logfile(s), like
find .git/logs -type f -print0 | xargs -0 test-chmtime =-60
I guess that's what I'll do if no better solution comes up.
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