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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-24 09:22:30

At 06:43 AM 7/24/2002, John Maddock wrote:

>> It only covers three compilers, but should be enough to get the flavor.
>That look excellent, however a couple of comments:
>* If the program is run and the run succeeds then no output is present in
>the table, so we can't
>check for "informative" messages - from config_info or limits_test for

That was a deliberate decision to hold down the size of the status file.

I should probably add an option to include them, and then see if it
actually has much impact. If a particular test is generating excessive
output, we can always (1) badger the developer to cut back on messages, and
(2) truncate messages over a certain size, as is already being done with
compiler messages.

>* If building a library fails, and the table contains "Missing", then we
>don't have a link to the library build failures to see what the problem

Yes, and fixing that is very high priority on my "do list".

Thanks for the comments,


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