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Re: Problem: SWIG PERL bindings on RedHat 9.0

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-01-17 22:48:25 CET

On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 03:06:42PM -0600, David Summers wrote:
> t/3client....ok 11/112# Failed test (t/3client.t at line 65)
> t/3client....NOK 12# got: ''
> # expected: 'david'
> t/3client....ok 18/112# Failed test (t/3client.t at line 87)
> t/3client....NOK 19# got: ''
> # expected: 'david'
> t/3client....ok 49/112# Failed test (t/3client.t at line 184)
> t/3client....NOK 50# got: ''
> # expected: 'david'
> t/3client....ok 101/112# Failed test (t/3client.t at line 332)
> t/3client....NOK 102# got: ''
> # expected: 'david'

All 4 of these tests are showing a commit with an empty author field.
You built this against HEAD out of trunk and you're getting that?

> Any clues, patches, suggestions on getting it running on Perl 5.8.0?
> I think we're *almost* there! If we can get those 4 tests knocked out of
> the way and I can figure out how to get the subversion perl bindings to
> install in a temporary staging area then I think I can generate
> subversion-perl RPM packages.
> Do the Subversion Perl bindings *REQUIRE* Perl 5.8.2? Any way to patch to
> use 5.8.0?

This has nothing to do with the Perl versions. Frankly it looks like
the username prompt provider (which isn't implemented in Perl but is
part of libsvn_client) is failing on your platform and not providing a

If those are the only 4 tests that are failing it looks pretty clear
that it's working just fine with 5.8.0.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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