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Re: Re: autotest testsuite hangs, help!

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Re: autotest testsuite hangs, help!
Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 21:14:20 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hello John,

* address@hidden wrote on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 06:52:47PM CEST:
>> However, If I add $1 to the argument of AT_TESTED, viz
>> m4_define([CCS_AT_RUN],
>> [AT_BANNER([testing $1])
>> AT_SETUP([$1])
>> echo "this is $1"
>> AT_TESTED([$1])
>> and call it in the same way, I get the hang.
>> Does this glean any information for anyone?
> And finally, the reason the macro was "working" in the other libraries is 
> that those tests were passing. In the case where I was seeing the 
> testsuite hang, it was b/c the tests were failing and exiting with 
> exit(1). In fact, then, the hang was due to my source code being 
> incorrect.
> Does this indicate an improperly designed macro? Should AT_TESTED([$1])  
> only be called for tests that pass, or at least terminate in a prescribed 
> manner?

Can you show us a small but full example that reproduces the hang?
I went through your mails but cannot create an example from it.

Also, I think you haven't mentioned the Autoconf version you're using.


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