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SilkTest Classic 'LogError' method appears to be taking an excessive time to action

SilkTest Classic 'LogError' method appears to be taking an excessive time to action

Consider the following simple testcase. It simply runs a timer that provides an average for the number of times a LogError method is called:

[-] testcase Example_For_LogError()
    [ ]
    [ ] HTIMER x = TimerCreate()
    [ ] TimerStart(x)
    [ ] REAL myTime = NULL
    [ ] INTEGER i = NULL
    [ ] REAL myTimeElapsed = 0
    [ ] REAL myTimeSum = 0
    [ ] INTEGER loops = 100
    [ ]
    [-] for i = 1 to loops
        [ ]
        [ ] myTime = TimerValue(x) // time before
        [ ] LogError("Any error [{i}]]")
        [ ] myTimeElapsed = TimerValue(x)-myTime
        [ ] print("elapsed: {myTimeElapsed}")  // print elapsed time
        [ ]
        [ ] myTimeSum = myTimeSum + myTimeElapsed
        [ ]
    [ ] print ("average LogError duration = {myTimeSum/loops}")

An average duration for this run was almost one second to call a method that simply adds colour to a Print() statement. The same does not apply to LogWarning() or Print().

This has been traced to the use of TrueLog - it appears that LogError() coincides with a TrueLog action to capture an error. Turning off TrueLog (Run Testcase | Uncheck 'Enable TrueLog') reduces the time taken to call LogError().


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