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

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Wed Mar 15 17:20:05 EST 2006


Marek Safar wrote:
> Hello,
>> 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.

Oh, thanks for the info. Hmm, so, should we wait for that bug got
fixed? I think we could just fix this problem by my tiny patch
without harm.

Atsushi Eno

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