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Re: zsh 5.0.8.-test-3

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 10:48 AM, Peter Stephenson
<p.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:19:45 +0200
> Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > FWIW, we do have our man pages online:
>> >
>> >     http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E36784_01/html/E36874/strftime-3c.html
>> >
>> > which documents # and E and O, as well as ^ and _.  So I don't know why it
>> > didn't work, unless the underlying implementation is broken, which is
>> > entirely possible (and likely enough that I'd say you should just keep the
>> > test as it is and I'll go make sure the appropriate bug is filed and just
>> > live with the test failure for now).
>> I'll let Peter decide which of those to do then.
> It's minor enough that I'm not *that* bothered.
> I have a vague prejudice that releasing something with a test failing,
> even if it's a "real" failure, is going to cause more trouble than it's
> worth for something that's not a core part of the shell and which is new
> anyway.  Suppose we apply the test patch now and back it off immediately
> after the release?  The released code is still capable of showing the
> problem, so this don't make debugging harder.

That sounds reasonable to me.

Mikael Magnusson

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