My first ATF test

Peter Holm peter at
Mon Mar 3 06:30:49 UTC 2014

On Sun, Mar 02, 2014 at 03:44:14PM -0500, Julio Merino wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 11:11 AM, Peter Holm <peter at> wrote:
> > In order to understand how ATF works I wrote a small test so I had
> > something to work with:
> >
> > Did I get it right?
> Hello Peter,
> Looks good to me.
> One suggestion: that comment with the explanation for dup2_r234131
> would be much better represented either as 1) a more descriptive test
> case name or 2) a test case description ("descr" metadata property).
> The revision number means nothing to readers.  People running the test
> suite won't see the comment at all, but they will see the test case
> name all the time and they may see the description depending on the
> reporting format.
> For example, dup2__ebadf_when_2nd_arg_out_of_range would clearly
> explain what this is.  You could later put the revision number in the
> "descr" property with a textual explanation if so desired.
> Cheers

Yes, I see your point. I'll fix this.


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