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Re: prove.sh test fails with MinGW

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: prove.sh test fails with MinGW
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 11:03:13 +0200

On Sun, Oct 23, 2022 at 05:44:35PM +0100, Gavin Smith wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 23, 2022 at 06:38:15PM +0300, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > The prove.sh test fails here, because the version of 'prove' I have
> > with MSYS is too old (1.04), and it doesn't support the -w switch.  I
> > do have 'prove' as part of the newer Perl I use with texi2any, but
> > it's a Windows batch file, so it will be difficult to invoke that from
> > a Bash shell script.
> > 
> > Do we really need the -w switch?  If I remove it, the test passes.
> Sorry, I see the file tp/prove.sh but I don't know anything about how
> that file is used in the test suite.  Patrice?

tp/prove.sh is not used in the test suite, it is here as a convenience
to run directly the t/*.t tests, and not through the automake generated


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