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Re: [PATCH] 1.5.x branch: python/cmdline

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 22:11:20 +0200

Alexander Sinyushkin wrote:
> Sorry, here it is
> [[[
> Add a number of SVNKit related fixes to main.py
> Recently SVNKit developers have started to use client/server approach
> for running Subversion python tests suite against SVNKit Subversion
> library. They use a server that accepts Subversion commands through
> the TCP/IP socket and a client which is a bash script - it reads
> parameters, stdin, certain environment variables and then sends
> everything to the server.
> To send data to the server netcat program is used or, alternatively,
> bash /dev/tcp/host/port device. In both case complete stdin have to be
> read before sending data to the server. However, main.py doesn't close
> stdin of the launched process before launching another process (in
> particular when running svnadmin dump repos1 | svnadmin load repos2
> commands). As a result the tests were entering a deadlock. Suggested
> patch doesn't change anything in tests behavior with native Subversion
> - it just closes stdin of the launched process as soon as no more data
> is about to be sent to the process stdin.
> Another modification included into this patch is setting
> SVN_CURRENT_TEST environment variable before running certain test. This
> allows SVNKit testing daemon to track what test is currently running
> when the whole test suite is launched (i.e. "./copy.py" without
> specifying exact test number to run).
> Finally, svndumpfilter_binary should point to a jsvndumpfilter binary
> if --use-jsvn is specified.
> * subversion/tests/cmdline/svntest/main.py
> (def copy_repos): close dump_in just after the first call to
> open_pipe()
> (def run): set SVN_CURRENT_TEST environment variable to the current
> test being run
> (def run_tests): make svndumpfilter_binary point to jsvndumpfilter
> binary if --use-jsvn is specified
> ]]]
As Daniel said, our log messages are normally a bit shorter ;) Just a
few of the key phrases should be sufficient.

For the SVN_CURRENT_TEST variable, I propose to make it '--use-jsvn'
specific. We probably won't need this environment variable for ourself
in the foreseeable future. I really don't mind a bit of jsvn-specific
code in our test suite. BTW, that line where you set the environment
variable is more than 80 characters long. Whoever is committing this
should fix that before committing.


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Received on 2008-05-29 22:11:44 CEST

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