[Swan-dev] regarding: testing: adding missing : ==== end ==== to nicinit
andrew.cagney at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 17:45:34 UTC 2020
On Tue, 28 Jan 2020 at 11:10, Antony Antony <antony at phenome.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 28, 2020 at 10:45:54AM -0500, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> > On Tue, 28 Jan 2020 at 10:22, Antony Antony <antony at phenome.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jan 28, 2020 at 09:19:52AM -0500, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 28 Jan 2020 at 06:31, Antony Antony <antony at phenome.org> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > the markers should be used in nicinit for simple tests where we use
> > > > > eastinit.sh, nicinit.sh and final.sh
> > > >
> > > > why
> > Thanks for the useful answer.
> you are welcome.
> I am curious what your thoughts now?
> Is it a good idea to add " : ==== end ====" to nicinit.sh when final.sh is
> not necessary. Or just Antony's preference? The test author can decide?
As an instrument I find it blunt. It removes everything so useful
stuff run during the post-mortem, such as checking for a core file, is
lost. My preference would be to get away from final.sh (instead have
generic tear down code that, like swan-prep, runs silently unless
there's a real error).
> I have a feeling that I have been arguing this for over 8+ years!
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