[lldb-dev] New test summary results formatter

Zachary Turner via lldb-dev lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Dec 3 10:06:46 PST 2015

On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 10:20 PM Todd Fiala <todd.fiala at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 9:48 PM, Zachary Turner <zturner at google.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 9:44 PM Todd Fiala <todd.fiala at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> and the classname could be dropped (there's only one class per file
>>>> anyway, so the classname is just wasted space)
>>> Part of the reason I included that is I've hit several times where copy
>>> and paste errors lead to the same class name, method name or even file name
>>> being used for a test.  I think, though, that most of those are addressed
>>> by having the path (relative is fine) to the python test file.  I think we
>>> can probably get by with classname.methodname (relative test path).  (From
>>> your other email, I think you nuke the classname and keep the module name,
>>> but I'd probably do the reverse, keeping the class name and getting rid of
>>> the module name since it can be derived from the filename).
>> I don't think the filename can be the same anymore, as things will break
>> if two filenames are the same.
> Maybe, but that wasn't my experience as of fairly recently.  When tracking
> failures sometime within the last month, I tracked something down in a
> downstream branch with two same-named files that (with the legacy output)
> made it hard to track down what was actually failing given the limited info
> of the legacy test summary output.  Maybe that has changed since then, but
> I'm not aware of anything that would have prohibited that.
Well I only said "things" will break, not everything will break.  Most
likely you just didn't notice the problem or it didn't present itself in
your scenario.  There are definitely bugs surrounding multiple files with
the same name, because of some places where we use a dictionary keyed on

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