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authorJohn Tapsell <johnflux@gmail.com>2009-03-05 12:36:14 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2009-03-05 23:03:18 (GMT)
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Documentation - More examples for git bisect
Including passing parameters to the programs, and running more complicated checks without requiring a seperate shell script. Signed-off-by: John Tapsell <johnflux@gmail.com> Acked-by: Christian Couder <chriscool@tuxfamily.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -212,7 +212,7 @@ If you have a script that can tell if the current source code is good
or bad, you can automatically bisect using:
------------
-$ git bisect run my_script
+$ git bisect run my_script arguments
------------
Note that the "run" script (`my_script` in the above example) should
@@ -252,6 +252,13 @@ $ git bisect start HEAD v1.2 -- # HEAD is bad, v1.2 is good
$ git bisect run make # "make" builds the app
------------
+* Automatically bisect a test failure between origin and HEAD:
++
+------------
+$ git bisect start HEAD origin -- # HEAD is bad, origin is good
+$ git bisect run make test # "make test" builds and tests
+------------
+
* Automatically bisect a broken test suite:
+
------------
@@ -291,6 +298,15 @@ It's safer if both "test.sh" and "check_test_case.sh" scripts are
outside the repo to prevent interactions between the bisect, make and
test processes and the scripts.
+* Automatically bisect a broken test suite:
++
+------------
+$ git bisect start HEAD HEAD~10 -- # culprit is among the last 10
+$ git bisect run sh -c "make || exit 125; ~/check_test_case.sh"
+------------
++
+Does the same as the previous example, but on a single line.
+
Author
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Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>