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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: Compiling the APR testsuite on Windows
Date Wed, 23 Oct 2002 07:44:51 GMT
On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 09:03:02PM -0500, William A. Rowe, Jr. 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.
> 
> As well as they did before...
> 
> ... that is, not at all.

How do you mean that they don't work? Anonymous shared memory is not
currently supported on systems that lack sufficient process inheritance
mechanisms (ie. fork() and exec()).

> We had a specific sublist of non-win32 modules that was just dropped
> when we filtered the makefile for win32.

I'm confused as to what you mean by this.

-aaron

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