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authorGuy Harris <guy@alum.mit.edu>2015-06-23 10:15:44 -0700
committerGuy Harris <guy@alum.mit.edu>2015-06-23 17:16:12 +0000
commitbe67f53686ccf055e076dff59591489304204923 (patch)
tree8c211df91cb72f9275c43028afe3c4821fe36773 /test
parentb59e28dd24c7286c5170cdf9ea15d5d433d724d6 (diff)
Exit with the exit status of the command we ran.
Also, expand a comment. Change-Id: Icbb8ead02f55087f3ac09747fe518f211d488172 Reviewed-on: https://code.wireshark.org/review/9057 Reviewed-by: Guy Harris <guy@alum.mit.edu>
Diffstat (limited to 'test')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/test/run_and_catch_crashes b/test/run_and_catch_crashes
index 62c30735f5..482ee7e28f 100755
--- a/test/run_and_catch_crashes
+++ b/test/run_and_catch_crashes
@@ -3,17 +3,21 @@
# Run the command we're passed in a subshell, so that said subshell will
# catch any signals from it and report it.
-# This is done for commands that aren't the last command in the
+# This must be done for commands that aren't the last command in the
# pipeline, as, given that the exit status of a pipeline is the exit
# status of the last command in the pipeline, there's no guarantee that
# the shell will bother to pick up the exit status of earlier commands
# in the pipeline.
+# It can also be done for other tests, to get more information than
+# "it crashed due to signal XXX" if the tests fail with a crash signal.
# XXX - on OS X, core dumps are in /cores/core.{PID}; would they appear
# elsewhere on any other UN*X?
rm -f core
if [ -r core ]
@@ -112,3 +116,4 @@ EOF
+exit $exitstatus