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From: "SZEDER Gábor" <>
To: Johannes Schindelin <>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] test-lib-functions: show the test name at the start of verbose output
Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2019 12:12:37 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sun, Aug 04, 2019 at 09:14:46PM +0200, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, 3 Aug 2019, SZEDER Gábor wrote:
> > So the dummy test above would start like this:
> >
> >   expecting success of 'commit works':
> >           echo content >file &&
> >   [...]
> Maybe it would make sense to also mention the test and test case number,
> like so?
> 	expecting success of t9876.54 'it works':

It's easy enough to do so, but I don't readily see any benefits.

The '--verbose-log' of each test script is written to a separate
file, whose name already contains the test number, so there is no use
including it for each test case in there.  When running a test script
and looking at its '--verbose' output, then surely all test numbers
must be from that particular test script, so there is no use, either.

As for the test case number, since the test cases are not numbered in
the test scripts, I just ignore them right away, and look for test
names anyway.

Could you give an example?

  reply	other threads:[~2019-08-05 10:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-03  8:01 SZEDER Gábor
2019-08-04 19:14 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-08-05 10:12   ` SZEDER Gábor [this message]
2019-08-05 11:32     ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-08-05 21:04 ` [PATCH v2 0/2] tests: show the test name and number " SZEDER Gábor
2019-08-05 21:04   ` [PATCH v2 1/2] t0000-basic: use realistic test script names in the verbose tests SZEDER Gábor
2019-08-05 21:04   ` [PATCH v2 2/2] tests: show the test name and number at the start of verbose output SZEDER Gábor
2019-08-08 20:12   ` [PATCH v2 0/2] " Johannes Schindelin
2019-08-08 22:09     ` Junio C Hamano

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