[Libvir] PATCH: Make test suite debug mode more friendly

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Mon Apr 21 09:25:34 UTC 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 01:28:55AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> When the test suites fail, we have a DEBUG_TESTS=1 environment variable
> which can be set to show the full XML doc or string pair that failed to
> match. Unfortunately these docs can be quite large, so it is hard to
> spot the difference between the actual and expected output.
> So this patch introduces a virtTestDifference(actual, expect)  method
> which will trim the head & tail of the actual & expected strings until
> the point at which they differ. This gives immediate clear feedback on
> where the bug is
> Second, it will enumerate each test condition & pretty print align things
> a little better.

  Great ! Going though the diffs can be really painful at times +1


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