How do i fail a build on pipelines if my tests fail

Hi all,


I have a dotnet core app i am trying to run tests against, to discover my tests i am running the find command in bash. When doing this if the tests fail, the build still passes. Does anyone have any ideas on how to get it failing or any workarounds




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I Solved the issue. if anyone else is having the same issue you can use or do do something similar to this


image: microsoft/dotnet:onbuild
    - step:
        script: # Modify the commands below to build your repository.
          - dotnet restore
          - dotnet build *\\**\\project.json
          - chmod u+x
          - ./

 then create a build script containing

TESTS=`find "tests" -name 'project.json'`
for FILE in $TESTS; do
COMMAND="dotnet test $FILE" 

this will find any project that contains the word tests and runs dotnet test against the project. if the tests fail the build will fail, if the tests pass the build will pass. its pretty dumb search atm but works for me. tweak to your needs

Nice job! smile

I'm just going to add some additional information for anyone looking into a similar problem: Pipelines determines the status of your build by reading the exit code of your bash commands. The find command here had wrapped the execution of the dotnet tests, but didn't seem to be propagating the exit code from the tests. Instead it was returning that it successfully completed the "find". The solution here (and in other similar problems) will be to try and find a way to ensure that Pipelines can see the exit codes of your commands.

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