Cmd tests timeout and splitting tests

Frédéric Delanoy frederic.delanoy at
Mon Aug 29 03:05:16 CDT 2011

On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 01:24, Octavian Voicu <octavian.voicu at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've noticed a lot of timeouts for cmd tests lately, which is not so
> surprising with all the new incoming tests.
OK found them

> I think test_builtins.cmd should be split in a few files, which would
> then be run separately. An added benefit is that it would permit
> putting tests that affect other tests in separate files.
> In order to fix the timeout problem it's not enough to split the tests
> in different files. Each file has to be run on its own from winetest.
> I see following solutions:
> 1) Hack winetest and increase timeout just for cmd.exe batch tests.
> 2) Allow individual tests to receive a parameter.
> <...>
> 3) Add a new source file for each .cmd file.
> <...>
> I would go for number 3, I think it's the cleanest solution (although
> it would add a few more source files). Any comments on that?

1) would probably need to be done temporarily until a proper solution
is implemented


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