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Re: FYI: add a sleep to 'yacc8.test'

From: Richard Dawe
Subject: Re: FYI: add a sleep to 'yacc8.test'
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2003 10:51:13 +0100


Raja R Harinath wrote:
> Alexandre Duret-Lutz <address@hidden> writes:
> > This said, I've looked at the change and it's wrong.  We don't
> > use `sleep 2' anymore in the test suite, `make maintainer-check'
> > will complain and like test/README it will tell you to use
> > `$sleep' instead.
> I missed that change.  I last remember that it was looking for 'sleep
> 2'.

2 seconds isn't long enough sometimes for the DJGPP port on Windows. Windows
has some bizarre issues with the granularity of timestamps. So it was
increased to 5 seconds. It was centralised by defining "sleep" in
tests/, to make it easier to change the time delay in the future.

Bye, Rich =]

Richard Dawe [ ]

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