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sr #110317: Upstream: oe/autotest-automake-result-format.patch

Submitter:  Zack Weinberg <zackw>
Submitted:  Thu 24 Sep 2020 06:36:37 PM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  1 - Later
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  Need Info
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Thu 24 Sep 2020 06:36:37 PM UTC, original submission:  

OpenEmbedded is carrying a patch to add an option to autotest scripts that changes their output format to match the output of automake test suites.  This was presumably easier than teaching some higher-level script to parse both formats.  Reasonable enhancement request but not for 2.70, and I think we should have a discussion with the automake team about converging automake test support with autotest.

The switch they added is spelled -A / --am-fmt.

Zack Weinberg <zackw>
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