[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Don't truncate display of rules when unit tests are run with "-v".

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Oct 9 08:07:16 EDT 2013

On 09/10/13 21:56, Andrew Gregory wrote:
> On 10/09/13 at 02:20pm, Allan McRae wrote:
>> On 03/10/13 02:04, Jeremy Heiner wrote:
>>> My experience (limited as it is) suggests that the truncation is still
>>> helpful de-cluttering when you aren't debugging rules. Running
>>> manually let me narrow the selection of tests (e.g.
>>> tests/querycheck00[125].py). When I was working on rules then I
>>> usually narrowed to the one file I was editing and wanted to see the
>>> full rules, so "-v". But at other times I wanted to run
>>> tests/query*.py, and then the full rules were somewhat of a
>>> distraction from my task.
>> Can someone provide examples of the two different outputs and clarify to
>> me where ther are (i.e. terminal, file)?
>> Allan
> They're printed by pactest.  Since the automake integration, they get
> redirected to files during `make check`, but still get printed to the
> terminal when running pactest directly.
> diff -r tests/query006.log tests-trunc/query006.log
> 9,10c9,10
> <     ok 3 - PACMAN_OUTPUT=^Description.*Overflow size and date values if possible
> <     ok 4 - PACMAN_OUTPUT=^Installed Size.*9765625.00 KiB
> ---
>>     ok 3 - PACMAN_OUTPUT=^Description.*Overflow ...
>>     ok 4 - PACMAN_OUTPUT=^Installed Size.*976562...

I agree with getting rid of the truncation altogether.   Not many lines
will go over the standard terminal width anyway.


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