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RE: Smoke [5.11.0] blead-2433-gc9a3412 FAIL(F) MSWin32 Win2000 SP4(x86/1 cpu)

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From:
George Greer
Date:
September 28, 2009 18:56
Subject:
RE: Smoke [5.11.0] blead-2433-gc9a3412 FAIL(F) MSWin32 Win2000 SP4(x86/1 cpu)
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alpine.LFD.2.00.0909282140130.12110@ein.m-l.org
On Mon, 28 Sep 2009, Steve Hay wrote:
>
> I had a lot of trouble in the past with tests hanging in my smokers, and
> Jerry Hedden kindly came up with a solution: the Test::watchdog()
> function.
>
> That function is called from several test scripts that are liable to
> hang (a couple in each of: IO, threads, and threads/shared), and should
> kill them if they hang around too long.
>
> Perhaps we need to add watchdog() to a few more test scripts?

If it happens again, I'll keep track of the tests that are active at the 
time.  Doesn't happen often though.  Only one I remember from this time is 
the one I canceled.

-- 
George Greer

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