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Re: Bytecompiler test fails

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Bytecompiler test fails
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:05:07 +0300

> From: Fabrice Popineau <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:21:54 +0200
> Cc: Emacs developers <address@hidden>
> This command is expected to fail in test/automated/vs-tests.el:133:
> (shell-command-to-string (format "cvs -Q -d:local:%s co module" tmp-dir))
> because tmp-dir is a windows path, aka c:/Users/.../temp .
> I have an msys2/rcs installed:
> $ pacman -Q rcs
> rcs 5.9.4-1
> $ pacman -Q cvs
> cvs 1.11.23-2
> But if I'm right, being an msys2 rcs/cvs, they don't support native win32 path
> syntax.

It depends on how they were ported, but in general, yes, I'd expect
them not to support d:/foo/bar file names.

I don't know how to fix that, given that it could be a native Windows
application, an MSYS application, or a Cygwin application.  The only
idea I have is provide a primitive that would return the type of the
application, and then act accordingly.

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