[pacman-dev] [PATCH] pactest: remove need for pause when running tests

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 06:00:27 EDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 5:00 AM, Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Instead of pausing 1.5 seconds on tests that check file mtimes, change the
> mtimes to something in the far past so we can immediately tell if a file was
> modified and/or touched. This saves a decent amount of time on the upgrade
> tests which often check mtimes.
> 355 was a completely arbitrary time value, don't ask me why I picked it.

This is great. Now that I think about it, I always noticed this delay
when running pactests with MODIFIED rules.
I tested it on cygwin, and it worked perfectly. Nice time saver too.
pactest/pactest.py -p src/pacman/pacman -t pactest/tests/upgrade0*
24.46s user 22.75s system 66% cpu 1:10.92 total
pactest/pactest.py -p src/pacman/pacman -t pactest/tests/upgrade0*
24.90s user 21.81s system 95% cpu 48.818 total

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