[PATCH 1/9] test/emacs: provide macro test-log-error

Subject: [PATCH 1/9] test/emacs: provide macro test-log-error

Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2021 12:23:27 -0700

To: David Bremner, Tomi Ollila, Matt Armstrong, notmuch@notmuchmail.org


From: David Bremner

Because of the way emacs reports errors, a test form can crash and not
change the main buffer. To work around this, capture both signalled
errors and any other messages.
 test/test-lib.el | 12 ++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)

diff --git a/test/test-lib.el b/test/test-lib.el
index 32d53736..e12034c3 100644
--- a/test/test-lib.el
+++ b/test/test-lib.el
@@ -159,6 +159,18 @@ running, quit if it terminated."
 	 (lambda (x) `(prog1 ,x (notmuch-post-command)))
+;; Log any signalled error (and other messages) to MESSAGES
+;; Log "COMPLETE" if forms complete without error.
+(defmacro test-log-error (&rest body)
+  `(progn
+     (with-current-buffer "*Messages*"
+       (let ((inhibit-read-only t)) (erase-buffer)))
+     (condition-case err
+       (progn ,@body
+	  (message "COMPLETE"))
+       (t (message "%s" err)))
+     (with-current-buffer "*Messages*" (test-output "MESSAGES"))))
 ;; For historical reasons, we hide deleted tags by default in the test
 ;; suite
 (setq notmuch-tag-deleted-formats
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