[Rubygems-developers] Revision 2193, Windows Results

Eric Hodel drbrain at segment7.net
Mon May 4 17:04:23 EDT 2009

On May 4, 2009, at 09:35, Daniel Berger wrote:
> Luis Lavena wrote:
>> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 10:39 AM, Daniel Berger <djberg96 at gmail.com>  
>> wrote:
>>> Luis Lavena wrote:
>>>> Hey guys,
>>>> The following are the results of RubyGems revision 2193 running
>>>> against MinGW and VC6 versions of Ruby.
>>>> http://pastie.org/466833
>>> Looks like the one failure either needs to be skipped or the test  
>>> itself
>>> needs to be adjusted.
>> I see VC6 skips 6 tests while MinGW only 4, maybe there is a problem
>> with the platform evaluation?
> Not entirely. The skipped messages that include "VC++" are only  
> skipped for versions of Ruby built with Visual Studio, not the  
> cygwin/mingw builds.
> Or rather, it looks for a platform match of "mswin". I thought that  
> excluded cygwin and mingw. Is that not the case?
> I thought cygwin supported symlinks. Is that not true?
> Perhaps a better approach would be to inspect CONFIG['CC'], or one  
> of the other attributes.

For now, I added a skip for the failing test with a reason.  We can  
come back and evaluate it later.

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