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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r574618 - in /incubator/stdcxx/trunk: README configure.bat generate.bat
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2007 15:06:58 GMT
Andrew Black wrote:
> Farid Zaripov wrote:
> [snip]
>>   Because of that the filebuf example always fail with DIFF status on my
>> workstation
>> (the manual/out/filebuf.out is a symbolic link to manual/filebuf.cpp,
>> but on windows
>> the content of this file is just single line: "link ../filebuf.cpp").
>>   I surprized how this example runs with status 0 in nightly builds.
>> Farid.
> Greetings Farid.
> The reason the filebuf test succeeds in nightly testing is an artifact
> of the build process.  The sources are synced down on a linux system,
> and then compressed using the jar utility.  This compressed archive is
> then expanded by the nightly testing system when a build is performed.
> Somewhere during this process, the symlink (on unix) is turned into a
> real file, containing the expected input.

Yet another problem caused (or masked in this case) by using jar...


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