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Re: Problems testing binutils with DejaGnu 1.6+

Hi Nick,

Thank you for your response.

Indeed, further testing using the minimal testsuite revealed this was a
DejaGnu issue, and versions 1.5.3+ are affected.

I will report the issue to DejaGnu maintainers.


On 10.08.2017 16:25, Nick Clifton wrote:
>   Sorry for the delay in responding to this email.  I am not an expert
>   on dejagnu and I was hoping that someone else would answer...
>>> $ make -k RUNTESTFLAGS='--all --xml' check
>> This ran fine with runtest 1.5.1, but produces the following error with
>> runtest 1.6:
> Right - this happens for me too.
>> Is this a problem with binutils (, or should I
>> report a bug to DejaGnu maintainers?
> No, I think that it is a dejagnu problem.  I can reproduce the failure
> without using the binutils make system at all:
>   $ cd <bbinutils-build-dir>/binutils
>   % runtest --tool binutils --srcdir <path-to-binutils-testsuite> --all --xml
>   [...]
>   couldn't open "<path-to-binutils-testsuite>": illegal operation on a directory
>     while executing
>   "open [file join $outdir $xml_file_name] w"
> I think that the code to handle --xml without a filename argument is broken
> and it is picking the first pathname like argument that it finds on the command
> line.  (This is just a guess).
> So - please do report the problem to DejaGnu.

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