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Re: Some fixes lost in rel-4-2-fixes branch

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: Some fixes lost in rel-4-2-fixes branch
Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2006 19:04:23 +0100

On 4/8/06, Andreas Metzler <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> Some fixes seem to have got lost when rel-4-2-fixes ws branched, e.g.
> this change:

IN effect yes, but... see below.

> ------------------
> 2005-06-09  James Youngman  <address@hidden>
>         * locate/testsuite/config/unix.exp:
>         Use the new normalize_dir procedure throughout.
>         * locate/testsuite/config/unix.exp: Move the normalisation into a
>         procedure.  Don't rely on the "file normalize" command being
>         available (it's new in Tcl 8.4).
> ------------------
> is still documented in ChangeLog but is missing in branch.
> I simply know of this one because somebody reported a testsuite
> failure with tcl8.3, and I found that this was supposed to be fixed
> according to Changelog.

I recall backing that change out because it caused a problem
somewhere.  Unfortunately, I forget where.    So I think this specific
regression was deliberate.

However, if other fixes have been left out, that would certainly be a problem.


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