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Re: making --status the default

From: Simon Marchi
Subject: Re: making --status the default
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 11:19:57 -0500
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On 16-02-14 10:18 PM, Ben Elliston wrote:
> Earlier this year, there was a discussion about the understated
> --status option.  This option causes runtest to exit with an exit code
> of 1 ("failure" to the shell) if an error is encountered in any of the
> Tcl scripts. The thread starts here:
> I would like to make --status the default so that runtest always exits
> with an exit status of 2 if an error is encountered by Tcl.  This
> seems like sensible behaviour and enables users to respond differently
> from their Makefiles, build systems, etc.
> I plan to leave the option there for backward compatibility, but it
> would not do anything.
> Thoughts?
> Cheers, Ben

I obviously agree :).



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