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testing: optionally include full (or relative) path name #37708
Previous discussion happened in issue #21119.
This is fine when running a single test, but in larger projects, it is a significant productivity boost to have relative (or full) path names, which make the “jump to next compilation error” feature in popular editors work.
I understand the outcome of #21119 (can’t change the default), but I suggest adding a knob to opt into printing relative or full paths.
Perhaps this could be similar to
Let me know if this would be okay, and I’d be happy to send a CL.
It's unfortunate that we can't change the default. However, there is some precedent for such an opt-in flag:
I also wonder if