Check for condition and exit for any test execution

I want to k6 if an ENV is not set.

I do the following:
export function setup() {

if(XYZ == undefined) {
    abort('XYZ needs to be defined')
}

}

I know for sure that XYZ is undefined - not sure why its not aborting and still runs the group

Hi @steven.chaves,
welcome to the community forum :tada:

It seems you’re using a bad syntax for invoking abort. It is part of the k6/execution API so you have to import it and use it invoking test.abort as defined in the documentation.

import exec from 'k6/execution';

export const options = {
...
};

export default function () {
  exec.test.abort('XYZ needs to be defined')
}
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On top of @codebien words, please find an example below:

// aborts.js
import exec from "k6/execution";

if (__ENV.XYZ === undefined) {
   exec.test.abort("please provide XYZ");
}

export default function () {
   console.log("hey ", __ENV.XYZ);
}

and running this should fail

k6 -i 1 -u 1 run abort.js

and this one not:

XYZ=lorem k6 -i 1 -u 1 run abort.js

Let us know if that answers!

Cheers

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Anyway that k6 Support team can add this example in the API docs because its not clear really how to use it at all. Thanks for the help

@steven.chaves,
we have an example on the same page I linked before. Check it here: k6/execution
We are happy to get some suggestions for improving the documentation. Please, can you explain with more accuracy what part you think we should improve to make it better?