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Re: testing results for TRUNK (sun4u SunOS 5.9)

From: Derek Price
Subject: Re: testing results for TRUNK (sun4u SunOS 5.9)
Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2005 13:53:24 -0400
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Jim, would you mind rewriting your watch6-0 tests without using the -qE
options to grep, since they are GNU grep specific?  I would prefer not
introducing a new tool dependency if we can avoid it.  The rest of the
test suite goes to a lot of effort to be portable.



Mark D. Baushke wrote:

>test results for Sun Oct  2 10:01:34 PDT 2005
>SunOS citrine 5.9 Generic_112233-08 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-80 Solaris
>Please send questions/comments to mdb@gnu.org
>/bin/sh ./sanity.sh `pwd`/cvs
>This test should produce no other output than this message, and a final "OK".
>(Note that the test can take an hour or more to run and periodically stops
>for as long as one minute.  Do not assume there is a problem just because
>nothing seems to happen for a long time.  If you cannot live without
>running status, try the command: `tail -f check.log' from another window.)
>FAIL: watch6-0-2
>*** Please see the `TESTS' and `check.log' files for more information.
>PASS: watch6-0-1
>grep: illegal option -- q
>grep: illegal option -- E
>Usage: grep -hblcnsviw pattern file . . .
>exit status was 2
>FAIL: watch6-0-2
>Using GNU grep allows the watch6 test to complete.
>I therefore suggest that either the grep utility be added to the tests
>for bad tools and be checked and alternatives located in the user's
>path, or that the test be rewritten to not use the -qE option to grep.
>       -- Mark

Derek R. Price
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