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Re: xfail: expected failures

On Fri Jun 25 2010 at 23:58:21 +0100, Julio Merino wrote:
> >> Please take a look at this design proposal I have written for the feature:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> It is a bit different from your current implementation but I think
> >> covers all use cases that we discussed.  Comments?
> >
> > Looks good, but it doesn't cover timeout (which I missed in the original
> > implementation).  Notably, timeout doesn't work either if you run the
> > test by hand.
> What do you mean?  Expect a timeout?

Yea, or, well, more like expect the test case to hang.

> > I find the name atf_tc_expect_pass() confusing, though.
> How so?  I find it pretty representative compared to the other cases ;-P

Does it have any other meaning that "xfail test will fail here"?  If not,
why not name it accordingly.  If it does, it's not obvious to me from
the name.

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