Open Bug 519572 Opened 11 years ago Updated 8 years ago
Ensure test frameworks expect subprocesses
If a browser hangs, the test frameworks currently just kill it off. Now that browsers are going to launch subprocesses, we need to make sure: * if the process exits normally, there aren't any subprocesses left around * if the process is killed off, there aren't orphan processes which could cause weird problems on future test runs Not sure exactly where to file this, but it applies to mochitests/reftests/xpcshelltests, I think.
We now do have mozprocess largely for this purpose (see, e.g., https://github.com/mozilla/mozbase/tree/master/mozprocess because I don't know a better reference). It is certainly not complete and is underdocumented, undertested, and underutilized, but WIP.
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