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Re: rMacOS X: Test failure with r1682+

From: Max Horn <max_at_quendi.de>
Date: 2002-04-15 17:33:30 CEST

At 10:20 Uhr -0500 15.04.2002, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>Max Horn <max@quendi.de> writes:
>
>> Looks to me like a bug in the test - the lines are identical execpt
>> for the text "r1692" vs. "dev build". I'd not worry much about it,
>> though I wonder why this happens... a bug in the tarball?
>
>Actually, this is a 'feature' that was added to our tarball-generating
>script (dist.sh). It patches svn_version.h to include the exact
>revision number of the tarball, whereas normally the value is just the
>string "dev build". IIRC, this was added as a way of knowing whether
>somebody was using a client built from tarball, or if they're using
>HEAD. Just run 'svn --version' and see.
>
>Of course, I guess this means that 'make check' won't work for a
>tarball build. Unless, of course, we patch getopt_tests.py in the
>tarball as well. :-)

I think you should do that.

Max

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