[darcs-users] darcs patch: Add a simple testcase for the --external... (and 2 more)

Jason Dagit dagit at codersbase.com
Sun Sep 6 19:32:21 UTC 2009

On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 6:20 AM, Petr Rockai<me at mornfall.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> A bunch of patches for the testsuite (I'm wondering whether I forgot to send
> the first, or it got lost in the cracks). For the second, this is just
> bookkeeping -- I want the skipped tests to show up in the log. The last one is
> a workaround for the path problem on windows, where darcs "same repo" test gets
> confused by different slashes in the paths. I guess this may or may not be a
> bug, depending on how you look at it. I also failed to come up with a
> reasonable fix (I'd prefer not to patch the two sites where this happens, and
> instead fix the underlying darcs filepath functions, but I failed at
> that... calling System.FilePath.normalise on both sides should work reasonably
> well... anyway, the check is probably not critical anyway, since it'll break in
> a number of other scenarios, it's there just to provide a less confusing error
> message, IIUIC).
> Yours,
>   Petr.
> Thu Aug  6 08:39:53 CEST 2009  Petr Rockai <me at mornfall.net>
>  * Add a simple testcase for the --external-merge option.
> Sun Sep  6 15:12:36 CEST 2009  Petr Rockai <me at mornfall.net>
>  * Exit 200 in abort_windows to indicate the skip to the harness.
> Sun Sep  6 15:13:45 CEST 2009  Petr Rockai <me at mornfall.net>
>  * Use the correct slash in push-formerly-pl.
>  This is usually not required, but in this particular case, the bad slash
>  confuses darcs path comparison (it keeps around the mixed slashes in one of the
>  paths, but has backslashes-only in the other one and wrongly concludes that the
>  paths are different).

Applied.  Thanks!

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