[cmake-developers] [CMake] How to set _default_ timeout for the ctest command? (fwd)

Ben Boeckel ben.boeckel at kitware.com
Thu Dec 17 14:42:05 EST 2015

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 13:54:08 -0500, David Cole wrote:
> I agree with Brad, the --timeout command line parameter should only
> set/override the variable CTEST_TEST_TIMEOUT. The behavior w.r.t. test
> TIMEOUT properties should be left as is for this change.

This behavior also makes sense to me. However, what about script mode
which sets CTEST_TEST_TIMEOUT itself? Is CTEST_TEST_TIMEOUT readonly if
--timeout is given?


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