[erlang-questions] Help running OTP tests

Loïc Hoguin <>
Wed Nov 21 17:34:14 CET 2012


Alright but then how do I run everything except mnesia when I'm running 
the OTP test suite? My changes touch a lot of applications.

On 11/21/2012 05:19 PM, Håkan Mattsson wrote:
> Maybe it is simpler to use Mnesia's own mini test server. See
> lib/mnesia/test/README for details.
> I principle you do like this:
>
> export ERL_TOP=<INSTALL_DIR>
> cd $ERL_TOP/lib/mnesia/test
> make
> ./mt
>
> %% Run this in the a-node
> mt:t({mnesia_SUITE, all}).
>
> /Håkan
>
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 5:02 PM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:
>> (replying to the ML too)
>>
>> Not sure how disabling the timeout would help it start slave nodes?
>>
>> I'm running the tests using ts:run/0. Shouldn't mnesia work if I just follow
>> the indications found here? https://github.com/erlang/otp/wiki/Running-tests
>>
>> On 11/21/2012 04:50 PM, Klodus Klodus wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Look at README file in Mnesia test directory:
>>>
>>> "Use the "erl -mnesia_test_timeout" flag to disable the test case time
>>> limit mechanism."
>>>
>>> I hope it helps.
>>>
>>> BR,
>>> Klaudiusz
>>>
>>>
>>> 2012/11/20 Loïc Hoguin <>:
>>>
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> I'm trying, and failing, to run the Mnesia tests on my laptop.
>>>>
>>>> This is what I get, repeatedly, over many of them:
>>>>
>>>> Could not start slavenode {"alice","d808219o808643n808671",
>>>>                              "-mnesia debug none -pa
>>>> /home/essen/extend/otp/release/tests/mnesia_test -pa
>>>> /home/essen/extend/otp/lib/mnesia/ebin"} timeout retrying
>>>>
>>>> "alice" is my laptop's hostname.
>>>>
>>>> Any idea why and how I can fix it?
>>>>
>>>> --
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>>
>>
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