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Re: cvs-1.11.13 test failure (basic2-64)


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: cvs-1.11.13 test failure (basic2-64)
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 18:01:34 -0500
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address@hidden (Larry Jones) wrote:
> Indeed.  If you're going to set $TESTDIR, you should set it to an actual
> path, not one containing symlinks.

I'd say a path containing symlinks is just as "actual" as any other,
and I'd rather see this fixed than not.  But if not, I can live with
that - I know why the test fails, I know it isn't a real problem, and
I can work around it - but others might be confused, and more
importantly, it seems this also causes all further tests to be
skipped, which might hide a real problem.  Shouldn't the rest of the
tests be performed regardless of whether this test fails?


paul




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