I have a github actions file. I am just building the go application, which is a rest API server and running couple of tests in the test folder. But in github actions runner, it is stuck on the "start server" step indefinitely.It is not going to the test step. If I understand it correctly, the api server is running indefinitely listening to requests and not not going to next step. Kindly assist how I can run the below tests step.
name: Continuous Integration on: push: branches: - "main" jobs: test: runs-on: ubuntu-latest steps: - name: checkout repository uses: actions/checkout@v2 - name: Setup Go uses: actions/setup-go@v4 with: go-version: 1.20.7 - name: build run: go build -o main - name: change permissions run: chmod +x main - name: start server run: ./main - name: test run: go test -v ./tests
Below is the output of the actions runner.
start server step will lock the execution (active wait). so the
test step is never reached (and a timeout is fired). In that case you can execute the server command in background like