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Re: RFA: parse output from `info sources' one filename at a time

On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 03:36:55PM -0600, Michael Elizabeth Chastain wrote:
> Jim Blandy writes:
> > This eliminates an `ERROR' when the test is run under Linux.  The
> > output from `info sources' includes all the shared library source
> > files, making it so long that it overflows Expect's buffer.
> Interestingly, I don't get any ERROR from gdb.asm/asm-source.exp
> on native i686-pc-linux-gnu.
> My test script may be different from yours.  More likely, my
> toolchain may be different from yours.  I am using stock tcl 8.3.4,
> expect 5.33.0, dejagnu 1.4.2 compiled from source (not whatever
> version comes with my Red Hat Linux).
> Don't get me wrong, I'm all in favor of the patch.  It's good for the
> testsuite to be "liberal in what it expects".  I just want to note that
> there are several different versions of expect and dejagnu in the
> world and their differences are materializing in test results.

I'm not arguing that expect/dejagnu version skew hasn't caused problems
in the past, but that's unrelated to this.  You don't get the error
because your C library does not contain debug info; no standard
desktop/server distribution leaves it there, generally.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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