[Mono-list] Tests running on Windows again

Martin Baulig martin@gnome.org
04 Mar 2002 16:41:27 +0100

"Nick Drochak" <ndrochak@gol.com> writes:

> | Well, TimeZone is a little bit problematic since it's a bit 
> | "broken" on Windows. It looks like mscorlib.dll is using some 
> | Windows system call to get the current timezone - and this 
> | call is ignoring the current culture, it always returns the 
> | timezone name in the language of your Windows installation.
> Annoying.
> Well, what I was originally thinking was to have some external
> program/script run before the test.  It would use some other way of
> getting the time zone information and perhaps store it in a text file.
> That text file would be read by the unit test to compare the TimeZone
> class's output.

Yeah, that'd work.

> Not sure what other ways are available in a cross-platform friendly
> package, but if someone else does, please let me know.

Such a program can be written in C or perl.

Martin Baulig