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[Axiom-developer] Daly bugs

From: Page, Bill
Subject: [Axiom-developer] Daly bugs
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 15:43:19 -0500

On Monday, December 20, 2004 12:03 AM Tim Daly wrote:
> Bill Page asked:
> >Then what exactly is "Daly bug"?
> If you say ')set message test on' then every failure
> will generate the message "Daly bug". The simple hack
> is to grep the .output files and find these messages.
> Some input files have examples in them that are intended
> to fail. These intentional failures are wrapped in order
> to turn off the "Daly bug" message when the failure occurs. 
> This provides a way to distinguish the failure cases.

If this is not regression testing, then what do you mean
by failure? What conditions can generate a failure that
will be caught this way?

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