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@@ -168,6 +168,16 @@ appropriately before running "make".
Using this option with a RAM-based filesystem (such as tmpfs)
can massively speed up the test suite.
+ If --chain-lint is enabled, the test harness will check each
+ test to make sure that it properly "&&-chains" all commands (so
+ that a failure in the middle does not go unnoticed by the final
+ exit code of the test). This check is performed in addition to
+ running the tests themselves. You may also enable or disable
+ this feature by setting the GIT_TEST_CHAIN_LINT environment
+ variable to "1" or "0", respectively.
You can also set the GIT_TEST_INSTALLED environment variable to
the bindir of an existing git installation to test that installation.
You still need to have built this git sandbox, from which various