How to identify test case timeouts in the journal file
is invoked with the
option, the journal
reports the test purpose result for a timeout condition as
NORESULT (auto-generated by TCC).
How can I determine that the cause of this failure was a test case
The fact that
has timed out a test case or tool is indicated by the
exit status in the Build End, Test Case End or Clean End line in the journal.
The exit status appears in the 2nd subfield of the 2nd field on lines
of type 130, 80 and 320.
A timeout is indicated by a value of -2 in this field.
A zero or +ve exit status in the End line comes from
the test case or tool, while -ve exit status indicates some condition
that is reported by
Your report writer should examine this field and generate a suitable
message when the exit status value in the End line is non-zero.
For the convenience of C language report writers, symbolic constants
which relate to journal values are provided in
the file tet-root
Users of Win32 systems are advised not to use
to time out test cases and tools.