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Re: [PATCH] test-lib: abort when can't remove trash directory




On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 06:52:30PM +0200, SZEDER Gábor wrote:

> We had two similar bugs in the tests sporadically triggering error
> messages during the removal of the trash directory, see commits
> bb05510e5 (t5510: run auto-gc in the foreground, 2016-05-01) and
> ef09036cf (t6500: wait for detached auto gc at the end of the test
> script, 2017-04-13).  The test script succeeded nonetheless, because
> these errors are ignored during housekeeping in 'test_done'.
> 
> However, such an error is a sign that something is fishy in the test
> script.  Print an error message and abort the test script when the
> trash directory can't be removed successfully or is already removed,
> because that's unexpected and we woud prefer somebody notice and
> figure out why.
> 
> Signed-off-by: SZEDER Gábor <szeder.dev@xxxxxxxxx>

I think this is a good idea, and the patch itself looks good. Thanks.

-Peff