[PATCH 1/2] tests: make timeout configurable with NOTMUCH_TEST_TIMEOUT (default: 2m)

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Mon May 20 10:20:56 PDT 2019

The current 2 minute timeout is reasonable, but to exercise the test
suite or induce timeout failures, we might want to make it shorter.
This makes it configurable so you can run (for example):

    make check NOTMUCH_TEST_TIMEOUT=10s

We stick with the default of 2m.

Signed-off-by: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net>
 test/notmuch-test | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/test/notmuch-test b/test/notmuch-test
index bd3e080a..dbca39ca 100755
--- a/test/notmuch-test
+++ b/test/notmuch-test
@@ -32,8 +32,9 @@ rm -rf $NOTMUCH_BUILDDIR/test/test-results
 # Test for timeout utility
 if command -v timeout >/dev/null; then
-    TEST_TIMEOUT_CMD="timeout 2m"
-    echo "INFO: using 2 minute timeout for tests"
+    echo "INFO: using $TEST_TIMEOUT timeout for tests"

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