[PATCH][libstdc++][Testsuite] isctype test fails for newlib.

Jonathan Wakely jwakely.gcc@gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 16:33:00 GMT 2015

On 2 February 2015 at 16:17, Paolo Carlini <paolo.carlini@oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 02/02/2015 04:49 PM, Matthew Wahab wrote:
>> Hello,
>> With target arm-none-eabi, the libstdc++ tests
>> 28_regex/traits/char/isctype.cc and 28_regex/traits/wchar/isctype.cc fail at
>> --
>> VERIFY(!t.isctype('\n', t.lookup_classname(range(blank))));
>> --
>> This is because libstdc++ puts '\n' in the 'space' character class, rather
>> than 'blank' when building on newlib. This problem was known when suport for
>> the blank character class was added to libstdc++ (see
>> https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2014-10/msg01902.html) so this failure
>> is not unexpected.
>> Changes to newlib that would have allowed the problem to be fixed were
>> made (https://sourceware.org/ml/newlib/2009/msg00342.html) but then reverted
>> (https://sourceware.org/ml/newlib/2009/msg00438.html).
>> This patch modifies the test to add a special case for the behaviour with
>> newlib.
>> Tested by running check-target-libstdc++-v3 -
>> libstdc++-dg/conformance.exp, with the modified tests, for arm-none-eabi and
>> aarch64-none-linux-gnu. No new failures and the modified tests now pass on
>> arm-none-eabi.
>> Ok for trunk?

This is https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=64467 so please
note that in the ChangeLog.

> I guess the patch is Ok for trunk, but please also add in the comment a link
> to this message of yours, that is
> https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2015-02/msg00059.html.
> Thanks,
> Paolo.
> PS: please remember to always CC libstdc++-v3 patches to
> libstdc++@gcc.gnu.org.

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