[lldb-dev] [Bug 28939] New: test infra: convert pexpect errors into failures
lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Aug 11 09:04:47 PDT 2016
Bug ID: 28939
Summary: test infra: convert pexpect errors into failures
Component: All Bugs
Assignee: lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Reporter: todd.fiala at gmail.com
CC: llvm-bugs at lists.llvm.org
When LLDB runs pexpect tests, and the pexpect condition does not match
(typically due to a pexpect timeout), this shows up as a test error. This is
because unittest sees an exception thrown that isn't one of its assert
In reality, the pexpect timeout is a failure - something didn't match. It
isn't an error, which is reserved to indicate something totally off the rails
went wrong. A non-match is a failure, not an off-the-rails error.
We should be able to catch pexpect timeouts and adapt them to show up as
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