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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: Compiling the APR testsuite on Windows
Date Wed, 23 Oct 2002 07:33:52 GMT
On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 11:02:50PM -0400, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > Hmm... I haven't looked at the new test stuff, but I wonder how it's
> > going to deal with the testshm* tests, since those tests depend on
> > fork() and exec() to work.
> 
> Those test will be re-written when I get to them, so that they are
> cross-platform.  The tests for external APIs are not very useful if they
> aren't portable.

Well, there are two issues here:

1) Anonymous shared memory requires fork() and exec() (at this time).

2) Shared Memory implies a minimum of two processes. If the
   test program is all one program, how will we prove that multiple
   different programs are able to attach to the same segment?

-aaron

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