[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated- release-4-0-0alpha8-349-g5334b79

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Thu Jul 16 00:28:23 MDT 2009

Steven Danneman schrieb:
>> Yes, please make sure you use torture_comment() instead of printf() and
>> all torture_assert* functions instead of just returning false in a
>> test. Then make test reports them as failures instead of errors and
>> it's easy to mark them as known failures. This makes sure that the
>> server doesn't crash when the test runs against it.
>> metze
> Excellent, thanks Metze.  Do we have any kind of document that describes best practices for writing torture tests?  If not I can start a wiki page.

That would be great.

> Thus, far I have mostly copied style from other tests, but obviously there is a mix of several different approaches added over the years.

Yes, there's a lot of old stuff there: I started to clean it up for some
tests... see 4ab243bcabefdcc044c6d517bb4d0e628227d5ac.

In the end I'd like to have a #define printf __donnot_use_printf__ in
lib/torture/torture.h, but he have a long way to go...


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