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Re: mingw test failures

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 17:02:47 +0100

On Mon, 2009-10-12, Martin Hauner wrote:
> My question is how do I debug svn inside the python tests?
> I tried to replace the svn binary (svn_binary in svntest/main.py) with a script
> that calls gdb. But that doesn't seem to work. It just stops and I don't get a
> gdb prompt although gdb is running (I can see it in the task mananger).


What I usually do is edit the Python test, insert a "raise" statement
just before the line that runs the "svn" command that fails, then re-run
the test with "--no-cleanup" mode (so it does all the preparation and
then stops), and then manually run the required next command with GDB
(copying and pasting the parameters from the output of the test run that

It's not really neat, I know, but it works.

(In your attempt, I guess GDB's stdin/stdout were not connected to the

- Julian

Received on 2009-10-13 22:57:56 CEST

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