[erlang-questions] Sequence does't apply to sub-groups in common tests?

Peter Andersson <>
Tue Aug 3 15:09:21 CEST 2010


Hi,

This should work just like you describe it, so we must have an error in
Common Test. I'll look into it pronto!

Thanks for reporting it!

  /Peter

Ericsson AB, Erlang/OTP


Dawid Figiel wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I need some feedback, why sequence doesn't apply to sub-groups in common
> tests?
>
> example:
>
> This works:
>
> groups() -> [{group1, [sequence], [test1,
>                                    test2]}].
>
> If test1 fail then test2 will be skipped.
>
> And this does not work:
>
> groups() -> [{group1, [sequence], [{subgroup1, [], [test1]},
>                                    {subgroup2, [], [test2]}]}]
>
> end_per_group(Group, Config) ->
>     Status = ?config(tc_group_result, Config),
>     case proplists:get_value(failed, Status) of
>         [] -> {return_group_result, ok};
>         _Failed -> {return_group_result, failed}
>     end.
>
> Test1 has failed, so subgroup1 is handled as a failed too, but subgroup2 is
> not skipped although we have set up 'sequence'...why ?
>
> According to documentation:
>
> "A failed sub-group (Status == failed) will cause the execution of a
> sequence to fail in the same way a test case does."
>
>
> Any clues ?
>
>   



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