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testing: output failure report to stderr as per docu instead of stdout #16138
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Run a simple test case that fails, outputting a t.Fatal(err).
https://golang.org/pkg/testing/#T indicates that testing logs are accumulated and output to stderr so I expect the t.Fatal() output report to be on stderr.
The report output is on stdout.
It seems like something as trivial as tpepper@c60fccd (which is on top of tip's changes to allow subtests) could bring the report output in line with the documentation. But as noted in that tentative commit message, this might break users who have coded to the behavior without reporting the inconsistency. Perhaps the answer is to change the documentation, except the enabling the distinction between stdout and stderr is actually useful.
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Jun 21, 2016
./all.bash fails with my above referenced "fix", highlighting existing test cases are indeed coded to expect other than the documented behavior: