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Re: [PATCH 1/3] t2018: cleanup in current test




On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 06:34:07PM -0400, Eric Sunshine wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 5:10 PM Denton Liu <liu.denton@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Before, in t2018, if do_checkout failed to create `branch2`, the next
> > test-case would run `git branch -D branch2` but then fail because it was
> > expecting `branch2` to exist, even though it doesn't. As a result, an
> > early failure could cause a cascading failure of tests.
> >
> > Make test-case responsible for cleaning up their own branches so that
> > future tests can start with a sane environment.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Denton Liu <liu.denton@xxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> > diff --git a/t/t2018-checkout-branch.sh b/t/t2018-checkout-branch.sh
> > @@ -60,38 +60,36 @@ test_expect_success 'setup' '
> >  test_expect_success 'checkout -b to a new branch, set to HEAD' '
> > +       test_when_finished test_might_fail git branch -D branch2 &&
> > +       test_when_finished git checkout branch1 &&
> 
> I'm aware that when-finished actions fire in reverse order but the
> inherent subtlety of ordering of these two invocations still caught me
> off-guard for a moment since they are reverse the order in which one
> logically thinks about the actions which need to be performed. I
> wonder if it would be easier to digest if written like this:
> 
>     test_when_finished '
>         git checkout branch1 &&
>         test_might_fail git branch -D branch2
>     ' &&
> 
> (Probably not worth a re-roll.)

This sounds like a good idea. If Junio doesn't get around to it, I'll
send a v1.5 of this patch later. Thanks for the suggestion!