[Mono-dev] compiler-tester patch for cygwin environment

Marek Safar marek.safar at seznam.cz
Tue Mar 14 13:17:55 EST 2006

> On running compiler-tester, cygwin/bash command line expands the
> argument file wildcard (test-*.cs etc.) to a full-length argument
> list. Thus compiler-tester never runs fine on cygwin.
> I created a patch to avoid this problem by adding extra "--pattern:"
> prefix onto the wildcard argument.
> It still have to modify mono executable name (since Windows native
> Process.Start() never runs shell scripts) but it is not safe, so
> for now I didn't include such hacky change.
> If it looks good please tell me and I'll commit the patch.
I filled bug for this some time ago and Zoltan fixed it but latter some
change brought it back.
See http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=73763

So, I think a fix is still possible.


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