[darcs-users] darcs patch: Add a final cleaning-up script to the harness.

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Wed Oct 8 18:28:42 UTC 2008


On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 06:20:47PM +0000, Eric Kow wrote:
> Hi David,
> 
> This is to help us deal with buildbot.  The main issue I had
> is that some tests would set restrictive permissions, and for
> whatever reason, fail.  Afterwards, we were left with a
> directory that buildbot could not remove.  On the next build,
> the bot would be stuck because it needs to clobber this
> directory in order to get a fresh darcs.
> 
> This is one of several possible solutions.  Other solutions
> might be to extend the harness, or make the buildbot smarter
> (e.g. have it chmod -R u+w the directory it wants to clobber
> beforehand)
> 
> Wed Oct  8 19:17:46 BST 2008  Eric Kow <eric.kow at gmail.com>
>   * Add a final cleaning-up script to the harness.
>   This is in case individual tests fail and miss their chance
>   to do a proper cleanup.

But this script causes the test to fail, so it probably needs some
more work.

David


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