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Freezes reporting of transaction data.
function lr.stop_transaction( transaction_name )
Function lr.stop_transaction( transaction_name )
|Example: lr.stop_transaction and lr.resume_transaction||Transaction Functions|
|transaction_name||The name of an open transaction.|
After a call to lr.stop_transaction, statistics returned by the "get" Transaction Functions reflect only the data up to the call, until lr.resume_transaction is called. The specified transaction must have been opened with lr.start_transaction.
Data collection, however, is not interrupted. After the call to lr.resume_transaction, the "get" functions return all data since the start of the transaction. Furthermore, the final results when the test is analyzed will reflect the total values, including the periods in between the transaction stop and resume.
If lr.resume_transaction is not called, the "get" functions and the final results reflect only the duration from the transaction start to the lr.stop_transaction call. Thus, lr.stop_transaction and lr.resume_transaction can be used conditionally to collect information either about an entire transaction, or only the beginning. To accomplish this, call lr.resume_transaction only if your condition is met.
Note: When data is collected this way, the data in analysis will reflect both the tests where the condition for lr.resume_transaction is met, and the tests where it is not.
If the section you may wish to exclude ends before the end of the transaction, this technique does not apply. If you need to differentiate between occurrences where the lr.resume_transaction condition is met and those where it is not in the analysis data, this technique does not apply.
This function returns the duration of the current transaction in milliseconds, or a negative number on error.