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Re: [Nmh-workers] Volunteer Capacity.

From: Bob Carragher
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Volunteer Capacity.
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:09:33 -0700

Thanks, guys, for your replies!  Sorry to take so long to get
back to you.

Unfortunately, I didn't install all the build tools I needed
before the Ubuntu 13.10 repositories were decommissioned.  I'll
need to upgrade my OS first, now.  I apologize for the delay this
will introduce.  B-[

David:  a unified approach to tests handling exit status sounds
like a reasonable project goal to me.


On Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:44:38 -0400 Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> sez:

> >Note:  I've not yet upgraded from the ancient (and unsupported)
> >Ubuntu 13.10.  I'm planning to upgrade to the latest LTS
> >soon-ish.  Do you think that will pose issues that I should
> >investigate (and deal with) before getting too far into things?
> We are targeting relatively modern POSIX; there might be a few
> things that don't exist on older systems, but it's hard for me
> to predict exactly what they would be.  I'd say try it and find
> out.

On Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:51:18 -0400 David Levine <address@hidden> sez:

> Bob writes:
> > of recent test coding (though not necessarily as defined template
> > for all aspects of testing going forward -- in particular, that
> > just checking the exit status is sufficient).
> The tests handle exit status differently, it would be nice if it
> was unified.
> > Note:  I've not yet upgraded from the ancient (and unsupported)
> > Ubuntu 13.10.
> I built on Ubuntu 12 recently without any issues.

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