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Kurt D. Starsinic
July 26, 2001 08:40
Re: [PATCH] h2ph, etc.
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On Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 08:54:40AM +0100, Nick Ing-Simmons wrote:
> Kurt D . Starsinic <> writes:
> >Hello,
> >
> >    The following patch:
> >
> >        Adds a test, h2ph_thorough, that compares constants available in
> > and to their equivalents as generated by h2ph.
> >
> >        Reveals many bugs in h2ph.
> ...
> >
> >
> >    I expect the Average Platform to get three failures on the test.
> >These are old bugs; we just didn't have tests for them before.  I'm
> >working on fixing them.
> Not applied (yet) - I am a little wary of adding fails - what is guestimate
> as when the fixes for an "Average Platform" will be ready?

    Within the week.  I'm only aware of two outstanding cases now:
typecasts where the type identifier is unrecognized, and special
floating point numbers like NaN and Inf.  I have strategies for
fixing them already, I just didn't want to hold off the patches.

> Also what about non-average platforms where POSIX and Socket or 
> "equivalent" .h files may be "odd" ?

    They shouldn't be a special problem.  As we come up with breakages,
though, I'll fix them.  That's why I wrote the test.  ;^)

    - Kurt

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