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Re: avoid cryptic StopIteration failure from make when 'make check' is r
Re: avoid cryptic StopIteration failure from make when 'make check' is run before 'make test-baseline' (issue 5361042)
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 17:41:21 +0000
On 2011/11/06 21:30:18, adam.spiers wrote:
I disagree - there is no way to be sure that the cause of the
really was the user failing to run make test-baseline first. For
could have run it but then something else accidentally (or
those directories. That's why I deliberately phrased it as a question
intended to prompt the user into switching their brain into
If they choose to ignore the warnings, well, that's their problem :-)
Hmmm... If you're giving a warning, just state the facts, making it a
question is bad "headology" as they may interpret it as *you* being
unsure of what you're reporting.
It's a detail, and doesn't need to be a deal-breaker.
You're right, though, if they can't RTFW (Read The Finely-crafted
Warning (:==:)), they deserve everything they get.
Having the diagnostic LGTM.