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From: Tim Mattox (timattox_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-19 08:55:26


Hi All,

On 1/18/07, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Jan 18, 2007, at 10:37 PM, Tim Mattox wrote:
[snip description of a newline bug]

> Fixed -- none have newlines now, so they'll all be in the one-line
> output format.

Thanks.

> > I don't know if it is related or not, but for tests that fail without
> > timing out,
> > the debug output from MTT for that test does NOT have a line like
> > these:
> > test_result: 1 (passed)
> > test_result: 2 (skipped)
> > test_result: 3 (timed out)
>
> Are you sure? Lines 80-84 of Correctness.pm are:
>
> if ($results->{timed_out}) {
> Warning("$str TIMED OUT (failed)\n");
> } else {
> Warning("$str FAILED\n");
> }
>
> Are you talking about some other output? Or are you asking for
> something in (parentheses)?

Sorry, I wasn't clear. The current output for each test in the debug file
usually includes a line "test_result: X" with X replaced by a number.
However, for tests that fail outright, this line is missing. This missing
line happened to correspond to the tests that had a newline in the result
message that I discussed (snipped) above.

Please don't put in the parentheses things. That was just me commenting
on which number meant what.

> If you're in the middle of revamping your parser to match the MTT 2.0
> output, I might suggest that it might be far easier to just
> incorporate your desired output into MTT itself, for two reasons:
>
> 1. the debug output can change at any time; it was meant to be for
> debugging, not necessarily for screen scraping.

Point taken.

> 2. there would be no need for screen scraping/parsing; you would have
> the data immediately available and all you have to do is output it
> into the format that you want. We should be able to accommodate
> whatever you need via an MTT Reporter plugin. I'm guessing this
> should be pretty straightforward...?

Where can I find some documentation for or examples of a plugin?

> --
> Jeff Squyres
> Server Virtualization Business Unit
> Cisco Systems

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