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Re: [PATCH] cat_tests.py: Modify expected error string to use only error codes.

From: Noorul Islam K M <noorul_at_collab.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 15:58:00 +0530

Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.ed> writes:

> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 12:46:25PM +0530, Noorul Islam K M wrote:
>> Modify expected error string to use only error codes and also restrict
>> one of the lines to less than 80 characters.
>> Log
>> [[[
>> * subversion/tests/cmdline/cat_tests.py
>> (cat_local_directory, cat_remote_directory, cat_nonexistent_file,
>> cat_skip_uncattable, cat_unversioned_file,
>> cat_url_special_characters, cat_non_existing_remote_file):
>> Modify expected error string to use only error codes.
>> (cat_skip_uncattable): Restrict line length to < 80
>> Patch by: Noorul Islam K M <noorul{_AT_}collab.net>
>> ]]]
> Sorry that I'm being rejecting again :)

No issues.

> But I think there is value in seeing the error message in the test code.
> It makes it much easier for those reading the test code to follow
> what kind of error the test is expecting. If all people can go by
> is the error code, then they'll have to keep looking up error codes
> to understand what the test is trying to do.
> I think that's worse than adjusting tests when the message changes
> every once in a while.

Actually earlier there was request like this. So I thought it is ok to
have it here also. Please see r1071961.

Thanks and Regards
Received on 2011-02-21 11:30:06 CET

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