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Re: Problem: SWIG PERL bindings on RedHat 9.0

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2004-01-18 06:19:22 CET

On Sat, 17 Jan 2004, Ben Reser wrote:

> 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?

Yes, I built against current HEAD as of today (Saturday). Probably 8369
or such.
 
> > 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
> username.
>
> If those are the only 4 tests that are failing it looks pretty clear
> that it's working just fine with 5.8.0.

Cool! Is there a patch for those or a way to make the tests say that they
are expected to fail? That way I can go ahead and build the RPMs.

Sounds like we are this -><- close! :-)

   Thanks!

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