|author||Chris Wilson <email@example.com>||2008-02-01 00:54:18 +0000|
|committer||Chris Wilson <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2008-02-01 00:54:18 +0000|
Add help text on test failures, thanks to Stuart Hickinbottom.
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/runtest.pl.in b/runtest.pl.in
index 0d4381a6..b61be455 100755
@@ -71,6 +71,26 @@ else
# report results
+if ($exit_code != 0)
+ print <<__E;
+One or more tests have failed. Please check the following common causes:
+* Check that no instances of bbstored or bbackupd are already running
+ on this machine.
+* Make sure there isn't a firewall blocking incoming or outgoing connections
+ on port 2201.
+* Check that there is sufficient space in the filesystem that the tests
+ are being run from (at least 1 GB free).
+* The backupdiff test fails if it takes too long, so it's sensitive to
+ the speed of the host and your connection to it.
+After checking all the above, if you still have problems please contact
+us on the mailing list, email@example.com. Thanks!