Open Bug 613534 Opened 11 years ago Updated 10 years ago
Reftest harness should be more helpful when a file is missing ("timed out waiting for onload to fire" is misleading for that case)
Right now, if a file is missing (or mistyped in the reftest manifest), we generate this output: REFTEST TEST-START | file:///home/cltbld/talos-slave/mozilla-central_fedora_test-crashtest/build/reftest/tests/layout/svg/crashtests/612662-1.html REFTEST TEST-UNEXPECTED-FAIL | file:///home/cltbld/talos-slave/mozilla-central_fedora_test-crashtest/build/reftest/tests/layout/svg/crashtests/612662-1.html | timed out waiting for onload to fire I'm filing this bug on providing a more helpful error-message for this situation - e.g. "file not found" - since otherwise, it looks like the test just timed out (which tests sometimes do).
Summary: Reftest harness should be more helpful when a file is missing → Reftest harness should be more helpful when a file is missing ("timed out waiting for onload to fire" is misleading for that case)
Duplicate of bug 637868?
Sort of, though this bug was filed 4 months earlier, so if anything that bug would be a dupe of this one. I'm guessing you meant to say "Duplicate of bug 523864?", though, based on your last comment on bug 637868, and to that I would say "basically yes". Marking.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 523864
Actually, I'm not entirely sure about the dupe-marking I did in Comment 2 -- bug 523864 seems to be about wanting reftests to *continue* after a file-not-found, and I think that works correctly now. This bug here is about wanting reftests to better-report a file-not-found. Un-duping.
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: DUPLICATE → ---
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