[tor-dev] Testing in Tor [was Re: Brainstorming a Tor censorship analysis tool]

Damian Johnson atagar at torproject.org
Thu Dec 20 19:48:51 UTC 2012

> Is that a bug that it says 'TESTING PASSED' even though it failed to
> start Tor? Is the permission denied error because I need to be root to
> run the tests? If so, how to change the tests so that being root isn't
> necessary?

Yea, saying 'PASSED' rather than 'FAILED' would be a bug.

No, the tests definitely don't need to be ran as root. Did you clone
stem as root? It expects to be able to make a data directory within
the test directory.

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