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Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add di.

From: John J Foerch
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add di.
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2016 21:56:28 -0400
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Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 04, 2016 at 09:43:55AM +0300, Alex Kost wrote:
>> John J Foerch (2016-07-04 06:47 +0300) wrote:
>> > A test relating to an included perl module Filesys::di fails.  I hadn't
>> > intended to include that module in the package, as all I'm interested in
>> > is the 'di' binary.  Given that, I would suggest that we bypass the
>> > tests.
>> As for me, I would also disable the tests.  All these handmade Makefiles
>> in all sub-directories are a nightmare.  I think trying to figure out
>> what is needed to run the tests doesn't worth it.
> I agree that hand-carved Makefiles are difficult to work with.
> The failing Perl-related test runs successfully if Perl is added to the
> environment. However, there is another failure later on:

I would favor leaving perl out of the package for the di binary
entirely, and if people want the perl module, use another package for

John Foerch

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