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Re: rdiff


From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: rdiff
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2003 10:53:04 -0400
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Paul Edwards wrote:

"Derek Robert Price" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:address@hidden
Regardless, I looked into it myself and I think the correct patch is
more like the following:

As well as that out/out2 goto, there is another thing that I think is
required for closure.  IIRC, at another site, I needed to change the
output of rdiff because I needed to know the version number of the
removed files, for input into something-else.

I put in your patch, the out/out2 plus this one, and I tested it and
everything worked fine.  I didn't understand sanity.sh, but I did do
tests on changes, additions and removals, to make sure that I got
the results I expected, and they all worked.  It's pretty good, that's
what I need.  Will you put it against cvs1-11-x-branch?

We don't commit without regression tests to prevent the bug from showing up again and I really don't have time to write the tests myself just now.

Please read ccvs/TESTS for information on how to write ccvs/src/sanity.sh tests. They aren't so hard. It amounts to a series of calls to `dotest <command> <expected output>' with some variables in the <expected output> to allow for differences in environment - paths, usernames, and the like. There is one main loop with a case statement with all the tests. Add an `rdiff-add-remove-nodiff)' case to that case statement & the calls to dotest after that. I'll clean it up if you can get it close.

Derek

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