[dev-context] texexec --timeout=NN should return nonzero code on timeout

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Feb 5 16:47:01 CET 2007

Sanjoy Mahajan wrote:
> It won't solve the issue during regression testing, because the
> regression tests use the entire context tree as of a certain date (a
> tex version of chroot).  That includes using the ruby scripts from
> that version.  That's why I made the run-it.py wrapper despite knowing
> that you would fix the texexec return code :-)
sure, makes much sense
> I thought about the pros and cons of running the latest texexec using
> the old macros, which would mean not needing the run-it.py wrapper.  I
> don't think it's worth it.  A document is produced by the whole system
> of scripts + ConTeXt macros (+ pdftex, but it cannot so easily be
> downgraded/upgraded automatically...).  So we should test the whole
> system (i.e. including the old scripts) rather than just the macros.
no, wrappers make sense 


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