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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 15:10:46 GMT
Come to think of it, aren't we already using tar and gzip to
package up our builds? Andrew, can we switch to tar/gzip for
our sources as well?


Martin Sebor wrote:
> 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...
> Martin

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