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Re: rhbz460153 - perror should not errcnt across test files

From: Martin Cermak
Subject: Re: rhbz460153 - perror should not errcnt across test files
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:04:43 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20180716

On  Thu  2022-01-20  21:11 , Jacob Bachmeyer wrote:
> Martin Cermak wrote:
> > Jacob, folks,
> > 
> > I think the current Dejagnu codebase (4e4eb1534b4) contains a bug
> > that was initially reported here:
> > 
> >
> I am unable to find that commit in my repository.  Are you sure that it is
> in Savannah?
> > The bug contains both reproducer and a short patch.  Please,
> > consider upstreaming it.
> Please resubmit the report to <> to create an entry in
> the GNU bug tracker.  (This bug is so old that it predates the installation
> of the current bug tracker.)
> On one hand, test scripts are not supposed to leave an error "hanging" like
> that; on the other, far more importantly, future native parallel testing
> support will require isolating test scripts from each other, so this is
> indeed a bug to fix.  As the behavior changed only affects testsuites that
> were not following "the rules" and will support future efforts for bigger
> features, this can land on 1.6.4 once it has a GNU bug number for the
> records.

Reported to <>.

Thank you,

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