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Re: so-thresh.exp problems
- From: Fernando Nasser <fnasser at redhat dot com>
- To: law at redhat dot com
- Cc: gdb-patches at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2001 10:35:09 -0500
- Subject: Re: so-thresh.exp problems
- Organization: Red Hat Canada
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Jeff, I will be on vacations soon, so please consider any
changes to testsuite/gdb.hp pre-approved. You can even re-add
yourself as a maintainer for that bit if you want (just make
an obvious patch to MAINTAINERS).
> > Nobody currently maintains the gdb.hp part of the testsuite,
> It shows. Then again, I have my reservations about the quality of the
> code when it was installed.
> For example, I just had the pleasure of finding out that HP's thread tests
> all rely on a magic pre-built binary becuase they couldn't get the testfile
> to build on hpux11. Of course we don't even have that binary and if we
> did, it'd probably be a GPL violation to distribute it. I'll be disabling
> those tests shortly :(
> > so you
> > can check fixes in if you want. I am sure it will improve things.
> It can't hurt. Particularly when it's pretty clear that nobody's built/tested
> GDB on hpux11 since Jan 2001.
> > But I don't know about gdb/somsolib.c. As a "Past Maintainer", you are
> > probably the closest thing we have for an HP maintainer :-) But is not
> > my call.
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