validate fails on MacOS
kili at outback.escape.de
Sat Jan 17 08:33:45 EST 2009
On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 10:46:38PM +1100, Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:
> Thanks for writing the patch. Nobody assumed you did that for no
> reason. However, a patch that fixes one and breaks another
> architecture ultimately does not fix the problem. From what you are
> writing, it doesn't even seem to be clear that the patch does fix
> NetBSD - as you haven't got a NetBSD box.
It wasn't the purpose of the patch to fix the NetBSD problem mentioned
on glasgow-haskell-users. The purpose was to help finding potential
errors in locking/unlocking as soon as they happen.
> Generally, patches that are potentially architecture dependent, should
> be tested on multiple architectures before being committed:
I'm sure Simon did test it before pushing. But aparently not on MacOS X.
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