Multiline error and warning messages in the libstdc++ testsuite

Gabriel Dos Reis
Fri Jan 4 02:14:00 GMT 2002

"Billinghurst, David (CRTS)" <> writes:

| Multiline error and warning messages from g++ confuse the libstdc++-v3
| testsuite.  This is worked around with "excess error" tests.  See, for
| example, 23_containers/ and the discussion in
| libstdc++/5145 and libstdc++/5146.
| The error processing is done in procedure dg-test, which is part of
| dejagnu.  Rather than change this it seemed simpler to unwrap the
| multi-line messages, converting them back to single lines of text.

Please, don't do that. The correct way is to set -fmessage-length=0 on
the command line.

-- Gaby

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