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Peter Prymmer
July 26, 2001 12:04
Re: new exit tests on VMS
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On Thu, 26 Jul 2001, Craig A. Berry wrote:

> C<use vmsish 'status'> would preserve the complete 32-bit status on
> return from system(), but it would not be shifted left by 8 bits as
> the tests expect.  We could then omit right shifting back by 8 before
> comparing what we got with what we expected, but by that point we are
> not really testing the same functionality at all.

OK, we could either skip the tests or provide VMS specific numbers to
compare to and sort of test the same functionality - couldn't we?.

Peter Prymmer

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