Matthieu Moy wrote:
> Jonathan's answer is an option. Another one is
> So if the cleanup goes wrong, one can notice.
test_when_finished also makes the test fail if the cleanup failed.
Another common strategy is
test_expect_success 'my exciting test' '
# this test will rely on these files being absent
rm -f a b c etc &&
... rest of the test goes here ...
which can be a handy way for an especially picky test to protect
itself (for example with 'git clean -fdx') regardless of the state
other test assertions create for it.
This particular example (merge --abort) seems like a good use for
test_when_finished because it is about a specific test having made a
mess and needing to clean up after itself to restore sanity.
Hoping that clarifies,
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