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Jesse Vincent
July 29, 2009 13:48
Re: [PATCH] Add MANIFEST sort test
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On Wed 29.Jul'09 at 22:26:15 +0200, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jul 2009 13:52:24 -0400, "Jerry D. Hedden"
> <> wrote:
> > The attached patch adds a test to t/lib/manifest.t to check that the
> > MANIFEST file is properly sorted.  (And guess what?  It isn't.)
> Why rely on external sort, where perl has a more reliable sort itself?

Well, we _are_ using the external sort to do the sorting, rather than
Perl's built sort.

I've been in the process of working over the releng docs. 

Porting/manicheck should definitely be absorbed into this testfile.

It might be worth having the failure mode telling the user to run
"make manisort" to actually fix the problem, too. 

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