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Re: [ID 20001226.002] Not OK: perl v5.7.0 +DEVEL8221 on i86pc-solaris 2.8 (UNINSTALLED)

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December 26, 2000 07:29
Re: [ID 20001226.002] Not OK: perl v5.7.0 +DEVEL8221 on i86pc-solaris 2.8 (UNINSTALLED)
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>>>>> On Tue, 26 Dec 2000 11:09:43 +0100 (MET), Lupe Christoph <> said:

    > This is a build failure report for perl from,
    > generated with the help of perlbug 1.33 running under perl v5.7.0.

    > -----------------------------------------------------------------
    > lib/filt-util.......FAILED test 20                                           

    > The string contains:

    > "Possible unintended interpolation of @8221 in string at call.tst line 2.
    > We are in /sw/WORK/perl/bleadperl/t"

    > The test program is:
    > 	use block ;
    > 	print "We are in DIR\n" ;

    > So after interpolating DIR, there *is* a '@' in the string.

    > I don't understand this test, I hate to admit ;-) And so I can't
    > offer a patch, because I don't know who to blame, Filter::Util,
    > the test, or myself...

    > This thing is brittle. Changing the name of the directory to
    > /sw/WORK/perl/bleadperl"8221 makes tests 19 and 20 fail.
    > (I can be nasty ...)

filt-util.t is no longer part of bleadperl. You should rsync with
--delete switch from time to time.

filter-util.t is the replacement and has this particular bug fixed. It
was a bug in the test and was fixed in patch 7849.


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