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Re: CVS commit: src/tests/syscall

On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 05:14:07PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 03:34:22PM +0100, Julio Merino wrote:
> > Yes, the timeout thing is broken.  It should really be a
> > specification of the test case size (e.g. 'small', 'large') and
> > allow the user to define his timeout preferences for every class,
> > because they will vary from machine to machine.
> Sure. I ran ATF on a machine with a 1Mhz CPU clock (this is a
> simulator, the real hardware is expected to run faster :).
> Lots of tests timed out just because on such hardware they can't
> complete in less than 5mn.

Perhaps the timeout(s) should be settable units that default
to 1 second.
Them the timeouts can be scaled for very slow (or fast) systems.


David Laight:

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