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Re: [PATCH 2/3] t6050: redirect expected error output to /dev/null




On Thu, Mar 28 2019, Eric Sunshine wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 1:17 PM Christian Couder
> <christian.couder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Otherwise the error from `git rev-parse` is uselessly
>> polluting the debug output.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Christian Couder <chriscool@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> ---
>> diff --git a/t/t6050-replace.sh b/t/t6050-replace.sh
>> @@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ commit_peeling_shows_parents ()
>> -    test_must_fail git rev-parse --verify $_commit^$_parent_number
>> +    test_must_fail git rev-parse --verify $_commit^$_parent_number 2>/dev/null
>
> When I'm debugging test failures, I find it very helpful to see that a
> command which was expected to fail did indeed fail with the expected
> error message, so I don't consider such a message as "uselessly
> polluting the debug output". Consequently, I'm rather negative on this
> change.

I believe this instead should make both of you happy:

    diff --git a/t/t6050-replace.sh b/t/t6050-replace.sh
    index d638119750..2e3009f3cb 100755
    --- a/t/t6050-replace.sh
    +++ b/t/t6050-replace.sh
    @@ -40,7 +40,8 @@ commit_peeling_shows_parents ()
            test "$_found" = "$_parent" || return 1
            _parent_number=$(( $_parent_number + 1 ))
         done &&
    -    test_must_fail git rev-parse --verify $_commit^$_parent_number
    +    test_must_fail git rev-parse --verify $_commit^$_parent_number 2>err &&
    +    test_i18ngrep "Needed a single revision" err
     }

     commit_has_parents ()

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