Open Bug 906232 Opened 6 years ago Updated 3 months ago
Remove all "diagnostic messages" from xpcshell tests
I have been adding strings for what each assertion is testing (eg, do_check_true(foo, "message")). Turns out that I've been doing it wrong and that parameter is actually for a stack that you can pass in to say where the error came from. This overrides the normal stack, so we lose location information about which error is failing. Woops!
OS: Mac OS X → All
Priority: -- → P3
Hardware: x86 → All
The xpcshell harness is kind of dumb, this doesn't match what every other test harness in the world does. Maybe we should just fix the harness to have a description parameter, and shift stack back one? I can't imagine anyone is actually passing in a stack there (aside from the harness itself).
Fixing the harness seems like the right thing to do. Bobby, what do you think we should do here?
I agree that we should just fix the harness, but it's kind of irrelevant because this is a bug in the harness which ted owns (not I).
Type: defect → task
Priority: P3 → P5
Component: Debugger → XPCShell Harness
Product: DevTools → Testing
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