Expect failures - Chapt 5.12.1

Timothy Legg lfs at timothylegg.com
Wed Feb 17 07:10:38 PST 2010


> On 02/16/2010 06:46 PM, Timothy Legg wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Thanks for the wonderful advice last time.
>>
>> I have moved along.  On chapter 5.12.1 where I 'make test', I get back 7
>> failures, output is at end of this message.
>>
>> Tis is similar to two occurances in previous threads, but I am not
>> familiar enough with these tools for the information to be of much use.
>> Any ideas?
>>
> This is addressed in the book. First, read page 4.6 - it mentions that
> the testsuites in Chapter 5 are generally a waste of time. Second, this
> is pretty much repeated on the Expect page, right after the make test
> command.
>

Thank you very much.  I remember reading that, but I didn't the difference
between a serious, unusual error, or the kind that is normal.  Thanks for
assuring me that things are in good order.  I will proceed.


Thank you very much for your help!

Tim Legg





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