[patch]: testsuite: run bash instead of sh when using brace expansion

Tom Tromey tromey@redhat.com
Fri May 17 16:44:00 GMT 2013

>>>>> ">" == Christian Groessler <chris@groessler.org> writes:

>> How about the following patch? My tcl fu is not that strong, so I
>> explicitly wrote out the expanded strings instead of computing them.

You can do something like:

set dirs {}
foreach l {/ldir ""} {
  foreach r {/rdir ""} {
    ... more foreaches here ...
      lappend dirs [join [list $l $r $...]]

>> The shell command line could get quite long with this change,
>> depending how deep
>> the build directory is located in the hierarchy. I could invoke the
>> shell for each path separately, but
>> this would be slower. Any opinions?

If the result is too long we could batch it.
But I would not worry about it for now.

>> +proc reverse {lst} {

We have 'lreverse' in new Tcl, plus a compatibility proc in future.exp.

>> +proc pathexpand {prefix dirlst suffix} {
>> +    set retlst {}
>> +    for {set i 0} {$i < [llength $dirlst]} {incr i} {
>> +	lappend retlst "$prefix[lindex $dirlst $i]$suffix"
>> +    }
>> +    return $retlst

foreach is more idiomatic.


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