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Re: [perl #121028] [PATCH] t/io/closepid.t hangs for test timeout (50seconds) under harness

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Leon Timmermans
January 30, 2014 00:51
Re: [perl #121028] [PATCH] t/io/closepid.t hangs for test timeout (50seconds) under harness
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On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 6:48 AM, Tony Cook via RT <
> wrote:

> C:\Users\tony\dev\perl\git\perl\t>.\perl io\openpid.t
> 1..10
> List form of pipe open not implemented at io\openpid.t line 56.
> # Looks like you planned 10 tests but ran 0.
> Implementing list form pipes on Win32 is complicated by there being no
> standard command-line argument parsing mechanism - apparently VB for
> example uses different rules to the CRT.
> This isn't a problem for closepid.t, since that test is skipped on Win32.
> An option might be to implement list form pipes for Win32, but I'm not
> sure I want to jump down that rabbit hole.

I think that would be highly desirable anyway. I'd second only to unicode
paths in "parts of perl where our system interfaces suck on Windows".


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