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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-12 10:44:22

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I actually have access to win2000 box (only it's slow, and
> free bcc32 is the only compiler). So I went ahead with
> tests.
> project_test3 failed as well -- I was using "rm" on NT. I've
> klu^H^H^Hfixed that as well. There's a problem: variables in
> actions are looked up only in global scope, so I had to poke
> RM varaible in global scope, which is somewhat ugly.

We should fix that.

> project_test4 failed too, but the reason is different. I belive
> that your changes to error formatting broke it, because it tests
> that a certain error message is produced.

Oh, sorry.

> I think we should discuss what do do with error messages. If we
> decide to use 'errors.error', then we should add an option to omit
> backtrace, so that we can check the error message only.


> I also think that if we don't come to a conclusion fast enought, the
> change must be (temporary) reverted, because developing with failing
> tests is hard.

I agree that the tests have to be resolved. However, I strongly
believe in having a single error entry point.

David Abrahams
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