[PATCH] test: allow disabling timeout with NOTMUCH_TEST_TIMEOUT=0

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Fri May 24 12:52:40 PDT 2019

On Wed 2019-05-22 08:52:55 -0300, David Bremner wrote:
> Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> writes:
>> Tests appear to be hanging when run under GNU timeout on debian
>> stretch.  To aid in diagnosing this or similar problems, it's handy to
>> be able to disable timeout from the command line at will.
> 1) Do we still need / want this?

Yes, i think it's useful if you want rule out coreutils when debugging
the test suite.

> 2) care to reword the commit message?

Sure, keeping the same subject line, i'd change the body to:

To aid in diagnosing test suite tooling that interacts poorly with
coreutils' timeout, it's handy to be able to bypass it entirely.

This isn't a high priority for me, but it's not a scary change either.

thanks for the review,

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