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Re: [PATCH] t5562: do not reuse output files




On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 04:47:19PM +0900, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> a better workaround might be to write into unique output filenames
> (act1.out, act2.out, etc.); that way, you do not have to worry about
> the output file for the next request getting clobbered by a stale
> process handling the previous request.

Yes I agree

> But at the same time,
> wouldn't this suggest that the test or the previous request may see
> an incomplete output,

Yes it may miss the child's message. But in this case of failed
http-backend process, there should be already one "fatal:"
message in the act.err from the parent, and missing another
one does not change the outcome.