[asdf-devel] Re: Patch to run-tests.sh for additional Allegro variants
Robert P. Goldman
rpgoldman at sift.info
Tue Dec 10 13:46:03 UTC 2013
[If you don't test on Allegro, you don't need to read this.]
Allegro is distributed as a single directory with executables for the
different modes. If you were to have 64-bit and 32-bit you buy
different licenses, and get two different directory trees. Similarly,
you get an SMP directory tree and a conventional directory tree.
Within one of these trees you *always* get an ANSI lisp, a "modern"
lisp, and 8-bit variants of ANSI and modern. *And* their names are
predictable, given the directory name.
So I suggest we change the way the run-tests.sh script is written to
reflect this. As I was going to change my test configuration to reflect
the fact that I have a 64-bit install instead of a 32-bit one, it looked
like I would have to specify 8 new names. But really, what I *want* is
to give *two* directories, and use the default names.
I will provide a revision to run-tests.sh that will allow the user to
provide directory names, and that will use the standard Franz names
within those directories as defaults, instead of non-standard things
I wanted to push out a warning since this will break existing
configurations, but I think it's worth it.
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