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Re: [Nmh-workers] new test-show tests broken

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] new test-show tests broken
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:40:21 -0500

>it all works very nicely, until show tries to invoke mhshow.  it does
>so using nmhbindir(), which returns a hard-coded copy of the
>configured install path.  if nmh has never been installed on the
>machine where the test is being run (i.e., no "make install" has
>happened), then show won't find /usr/local/bin/mhshow (/usr/local/bin
>is the default install path), and the test-show will fail.  or, if
>"make install" _has_ been done before for a different version of nmh,
>the tests will run a newer local show command along an older
>/usr/local/bin/mhshow, and the test may or may not work.

I ... kind of thought we had code to deal with this for other programs.
So there should be examples we can crib from.


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