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Re: Continuous integration tests also for MacOS and Windows

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Continuous integration tests also for MacOS and Windows
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2020 15:34:32 -0700

On Sun, Aug 2, 2020 at 9:58 AM John Darrington
<> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 02, 2020 at 09:46:39AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      "make check" should not mostly fail in cross-compilation environments
>      if a way to run the cross-compiled binaries is available. For Windows,
>      it should be possible to run the binaries with "wine", by setting
>      RUNNER=wine in the invocation of the tests.
>      I'm currently playing with the Dockerfile supplied by Michel (thank
>      you!). It shows more test failures than I expected from "make check".
>      I am investigating.
> I looked at this several years ago.  The biggest problem is not tests failing,
> but tests not being able to complete, due to missing utilities on the 
> emulator platform.
> In the end I decided it was just too much effort.  So good luck ....!

Hmm. Well, at any rate I've fixed many failing tests today, although many
more remain.

The most puzzling one so far, which I have not been able to fix, is that
I can't figure out how to execute anything using system() on mingw
under Wine. It always reports ENOENT no matter what I pass in.

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