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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Locale testing exit handling
Date Wed, 01 Nov 2006 01:35:00 GMT
Andrew Black wrote:
> Greetings all
> Attached is a small patch that attempts to fix a bug observed on HPUX 
> 11.23 during automated testing.  The problem being observed is that the 
> the temporary directory used in the locale testing process isn't being 
> cleaned up correctly upon being killed by the exec utility. 

Yes, I was wrestling with the same problem before my trip. Thanks
for looking into it!

> Unfortunately, I have found it difficult to replicate this bug during 
> manual testing, and I am uncertain if this patch actually resolves the 
> issue.

Umm, then why bother applying it?

I think we need to understand the problem first. The best way to
get the understanding is to reproduce the issue in a small test

> @@ -474,6 +472,11 @@
>          debug_output "rm -rf $tmpdir"
>          rm -rf $tmpdir
>      fi
> +    if (( 0 == terminate )); then

What syntax is this?


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