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Re: make libstdc++ testsuite work better standalone


On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 10:56:20AM -0800, Geoffrey Keating wrote:
> 
> A significant regression from 3.3 is that the libstdc++ testsuite no
> longer works standalone, that is when no build tree is available.
> 
> This patch helps matters.  Now all you need is:
> 
> - a site.exp
> - the testsuite directory
> - libv3test.a in the current directory
> - a suitable setting for LOCALEDIR
> 
> and you can run the tests without a build tree.
> 
> Tested by a bootstrap on powerpc-darwin7; a testrun in the build tree;
> and a standalone testrun.  The runs all ran the same tests as before
> the patch, and the results are comparable but not exactly the same; to
> be precise, the 'long double' failures seem to go away when testing
> the installed tree.  I think this is a real difference.

Any chance you could update contrib/test_installed to handle this, or
at least document how to run the libstdc++-v3 tests standalone?

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz


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