Tests: Fix: `wait_on_file()` returns too early
[lttng-tools.git] / tests / regression / tools / notification / notification.c
index 19df9bc3049f47681b4c8f494d56e5da9bdcf0f0..f076bbd0e5f5373740061b13f47ef4efdfcd2ad9 100644 (file)
@@ -59,16 +59,31 @@ void wait_on_file(const char *path, bool file_exist)
                ret = stat(path, &buf);
                if (ret == -1 && errno == ENOENT) {
                        if (file_exist) {
-                               (void) poll(NULL, 0, 10);       /* 10 ms delay */
-                               continue;                       /* retry */
+                               /*
+                                * The file does not exist. wait a bit and
+                                * continue looping until it does.
+                                */
+                               (void) poll(NULL, 0, 10);
+                               continue;
                        }
-                       break; /* File does not exist */
+
+                       /*
+                        * File does not exist and the exit condition we want.
+                        * Break from the loop and return.
+                        */
+                       break;
                }
                if (ret) {
                        perror("stat");
                        exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
                }
-               break;  /* found */
+               /*
+                * stat() returned 0, so the file exists. break now only if
+                * that's the exit condition we want.
+                */
+               if (file_exist) {
+                       break;
+               }
        }
 }
 
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