VS 2010 Test results can't display long error message RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

      I work with DNA sequences which can be quite long strings (most 4000-8000 characters). I have unit tests to test various manipulations for these strings, but when they fail the test results don't like displaying the resulting error message. The messages are probably 10000-20000 characters, but they might occassionally be much longer.

      Sometimes VS has crashed entirely when I get long errors, sometimes it freezes up for 15 seconds to several minutes when I click on the failed test in the Test Results view. In these cases, it does allow me to View Test Result Details eventually, but it takes long enough that it's a major pain.

    I just had a situation where the results where just over 10,000 characters and it took a moderate amount of time (15-30 secs) to let me look at them.

    Any ideas about how to deal with this?



    Ethan Strauss
    Monday, November 7, 2011 6:27 PM