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Re: dejagnu version update?

From: Rainer Orth
Subject: Re: dejagnu version update?
Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 20:29:39 +0200
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Jonathan Wakely via Gcc <address@hidden> writes:

>> I had previously approved the update to 1.5.3, but no one really wanted
>> it as no one updated the requirement.  Let's have the 1.6 discussion.
>> I'm not only inclined to up to 1.6, but to actually edit it in this time.
> Would the tests actually refuse to run with an older version?
>> Anyone strongly against?  Why?
> I'm in favour of requiring 1.5.3 or later, so 1.6 would be OK for me.

If we go beyond 1.5.x, we need to go all the way up to 1.6.2: 1.6 and
1.6.1 have an ugly bug that can miss timeouts, causing tests to hang
indefinitely until one manually kills them.


Rainer Orth, Center for Biotechnology, Bielefeld University

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