Problems with autoconf-2.52 testsuite using current CVS Cygwin

Trevor Forbes
Sat Jul 28 21:52:00 GMT 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
To: "Trevor Forbes" <>
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2001 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: Problems with autoconf-2.52 testsuite using current CVS Cygwin

> On Sun, Jul 29, 2001 at 12:56:52PM +0930, Trevor Forbes wrote:
> >> On the down side, I do have this mktemp installed on my development
> >> machine, but I still saw the errors when running the autoconf test
> >> under cygwin-CVS.  However, I didn't know at the time to check that the
> >> test suite was actually using it.
> >>
> >> --Chuck
> >>
> >Chuck, I tested your version and well did not perform nowhere
> >as good....and yes it produced errors with file collisions..
> >
> >Try the other version, and see what you think..
> Is anyone investigating the possibility that this is an ash bug?
> Do we have an understanding of what the actual problem is here?
> cgf


Chris, following your lead, I turned Vfork off and rebuilt ash.   I am
presently testing but so far there is no files in the temp dir and all the
autoconf tests are passing.


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