On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 1:04 AM, Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 02:00:35PM +0200, Boris Ranto wrote:
>> On Thu, 2012-07-26 at 19:28 +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
>> > From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> > Essentially the change is simply this. Converting:
>> > ... >> $seq.????
>> > to:
>> > .... >> $RESULT_DIR/$seq.????
>> > so that output files are directed to the defined output directory.
>> > sed to the rescue:
>> > $ sed -i -e '/^seq=.*$/a seqres=$RESULT_DIR/$seq' -e
>> > 's/seq.full/seqres.full/' tests/*/*
>> > will do most of the work automatically.
>> Quite a lot of tests use $here/$seq.full. This results in
>> $here/$seqres.full after the sed. $seqres is just a $RESULT_DIR/$seq.
>> This would break if RESULT_DIR was set to an absolute path instead of
>> relative path.
> Yes. As the patch description says it "will do most of the work",
> but it doesn't do all of it. Indeed, supporting full paths for
> $RESULT_DIR is actually necessary for other reasons, such as
> supporting completely external result destinations. To that end, I
> have a patch in my current series that does the rest of the
> conversion with the appropriate setup changes:
> commit 08dbbb1e6a82a4ed04e0622b7ee63957fae7721b
> Author: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Wed Aug 22 16:09:33 2012 +1000
> xfstests: RESULTS_DIR needs to be an absolute path
> Some tests 'cd <somedir>' and then direct output to $RESULT_DIR,
> which fails if the current working directory is not $here.
> Regardless, if an external results directory is to be used it needs
> to have a full path specified and the use of $here as the base of
> the results files is completely incorrect.
> Hence change all the $here/$seqres* references to simply be
> $seqres*, and instead encode the full path to the results in
> Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Dave Chinner
> xfs mailing list
OK, I just wanted to report the issue.
btw: The installation does not seem to work with the posted patches
(it expects the old '[0-9]??' tests to be in the root directory of
xfstests). Do you have/work on any patch for that?