Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Buildbot fail of the capture tests - how to solve this?
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 10:36:21 -0800
Ulf Lamping wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> The Win32 buildbot currently fails to run the command line tests I've 
> written.
> 
> This is due to the fact that the capture interface (number 3 in this 
> case) doesn't capture enough traffic in a "reasonable amount of time" (I 
> think the timeout is set to 10s) so it fails all the time.
> 
> Although I think these tests are - by far - the most interesting tests 
> (they test e.g. the handshake between WS and dumpcap), I don't see a way 
> to let these tests succeed without some "reliable" traffic on the win32 
> buildbot.
> 
> I see two ways to solve it:
> - find a way to get some "reliable" traffic on the buildbot that the 
> test can capture (any ideas how to achieve this?)
> - disable the capture related tests for now
> 
> Ideas?

I checked in a change to start a ping in the background before each
capture test.  On my dev box the general capture test is now working,
but the stdout test is failing.