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Specifies the tests to run. It can be specified more than once.

Acceptable values

The following grammar productions describe the syntax of allowed values:

value         ::= relative_spec? test_set
relative_spec ::= '+' | '!'
test_set      ::= label | path
label         ::= '@' identifier
path          ::= (suite '/')? patern_list
patern_list   ::= (pattern ',')* pattern
suite         ::= (pattern '/')* pattern
pattern       ::= '*'? identifier '*'?

Regarding the meaning of these values see here.

Environment variable