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bug#15933: make check not working


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#15933: make check not working
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:24:28 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> > --[make check]----------------------------------------------
>> > Indenting module modname...done
>> >    passed  180/521  f90-test-bug8691
>> >    passed  181/521  f90-test-bug8820
>> >    passed  182/521  f90-test-bug9553a
>> >    passed  183/521  f90-test-bug9553b
>> >    passed  184/521  f90-test-bug9690
>> >    passed  185/521  f90-test-indent
>> >    passed  186/521  file-notify-test00-availability
>> >   skipped  187/521  file-notify-test00-availability-remote
>> >    passed  188/521  file-notify-test01-add-watch
>> >   skipped  189/521  file-notify-test01-add-watch-remote
>> > make[1]: *** [check] Error 5
>> > make[1]: Leaving directory 
>> > `/c/emacs/src/emacs/trunk/obj-mingw32/test/automated'
>> Oops. Please indicate in the bug report the environment you were
>> using. I guess it was MS Windows whatever (which might it make hard for
>> me to debug, 'cause I don't use it).
>
> It might be easy enough to guess why it fails.  I see this in
> file-notify-tests.el:
>
>   ;; There is no default value on w32 systems, which could work out of the 
> box.
>   (defconst file-notify-test-remote-temporary-file-directory
>     (if (eq system-type 'windows-nt) null-device "/ssh::/tmp")
>     "Temporary directory for Tramp tests.")

No, it did fail in file-notify-test02-events. No remote access.

file-notify-test02-events-remote would be skipped, like
file-notify-test00-availability-remote and
file-notify-test01-add-watch-remote above.

> How is this supposed to work?  null-device is not a directory.  I'm
> guessing that "Error 5" is "access denied" emitted by Windows because
> some file primitive tries to treat null-device as if it were a
> directory.

null-device is an indicator NOT to try remote test cases.

> If you could explain what you intended to achieve by that, perhaps I
> could suggest a solution.  (Does "/ssh::/tmp" assume there's an sshd
> running on the machine that runs the tests?)

"/ssh::/tmp" is indeed for accessing a local sshd. Nothing I would
assume for MS Windows.

Best regards, Michael.





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