ghci and other test failures on Windows - PS
mthomas at gil.com.au
Sat Sep 4 07:31:09 EDT 2004
No sooner did I write the email below than this test hung for about ten
minutes until I killed it:
Mike Thomas wrote:
> Hi Simon.
> > > 3. The next step after fixing the test script issue for point 1 for
> > > the Windows regression tests will need to be the Windows compiler
> > > crashes and network hangs reported a while ago - no promises of
> > > course - the problems I expect are long standing.
> > These must have dropped off my radar - can you remind me?
> I just tabulated the first twenty or so ghc compiler crashes as the test
> suite ran this evening (all of them writes to invalid locations) on
> stable branch up to date as of about midday:
> So in fact, my assumptions based on memories of net00x test hangs in the
> past were incorrect - apologies for the misleading report.
> Putting that aside however, ghci seems to be having a difficult time.
> I'll try and look further into these crashes but can't promise to get to
> it over the forthcoming week. If we're lucky they will all be caused by
> the same problem.
> Mike Thomas.
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