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Re: marking a test in autotest as expected to fail

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: marking a test in autotest as expected to fail
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 21:42:25 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hello Rikki, Eric,

* Eric Blake wrote on Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 01:58:43PM CET:
> AT_XFAIL_IF([AT_EXPR_RESPONSE_TEST_P([test.1], ['"i,j&i<j"'], [test.1c])])
> According to Rikki McQueary on 2/9/2009 3:20 PM:
> > 
> > My question is: Is this correct?  And also in the output instead of the
> > test passing with an ok is there a way to signify the test failed but
> > was expected to fail?
> Yes, other than the quoting, that is the correct way to mark a test as
> conditionally failing.

One should maybe add that the argument to AT_XFAIL_IF is evaluated
before the test group is started.  This is arguably a limitation or
a bug in Autotest, but anyway needs to be taken into account.

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