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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [GUMP] Test Failure - Ant
Date Fri, 16 Nov 2001 12:50:51 GMT
On Fri, 16 Nov 2001 23:45, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Nov 2001, Peter Donald <donaldp@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 16 Nov 2001 23:21, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> >> On 16 Nov 2001, Diane Holt <holtdl@apache.org> wrote:
> >> > /home/rubys/jakarta/jakarta-ant/src/etc/testcases/taskdefs/gzip.xml:22
> >> >: Src attribute must not represent a directory!
> >>
> >> seems Magesh's patch has introduced a backwards compatibility
> >> problem 8-(
> >
> > I would describe it as fixing a bug. Shouldn't a task that fails to
> > do anything throw an exception rather issue an error message ?
>
> Agreed, I just looked into the testcase and saw it was expecting that
> the archive has actually been created, strange.  The old task would
> create an empty gzip archive and log an error message.
>
> I think we should add a mild warning to WHATSNEW and fix the testcase,
> I can do that.

kool.

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Cheers,

Pete

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