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

Marek Safar marek.safar at seznam.cz
Thu Mar 16 13:04:58 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.
> 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.
I would like to know Zoltan's opinion about this. Any idea what could cause this
regression ?


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