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

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Thu Mar 16 16:04:52 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.
> I would like to know Zoltan's opinion about this. Any idea what could cause this
> regression ?

ok, I'd follow you guys' decision (I can always keep the patch locally).

Atsushi Eno

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