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Re: [Gcl-devel] Where to send bug reports

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Where to send bug reports
Date: 21 Sep 2002 19:51:52 -0400


"Paul F. Dietz" <address@hidden> writes:

> Camm Maguire wrote:
> > What we need is either a master working list periodically updated and
> > posted here, and/or filings on the web site.  Now I fear that some
> > issues may get lost if they cannot be immediately resolved.
> > 
> > What do you think?
> I think they should be posted on the web site, with a side posting
> (one time only) to this newsgroup.
> As an example, I've added task #1433 to the bugs list.  I'll add
> some more of the ones I've raised in the next few days.
> Be aware that when I raise an issue, it's because I've written
> a test case that exercises the bug.  I can rerun these test cases
> at will, so the bugs will not get lost.  I started writing these
> test cases for other lisps (ACL and CMUCL, mainly), so some
> parts of the test suite are too ANSI to run under GCL at the moment.
> I'm going to put up some ANSI compliance tasks that will help the
> tests run better (for example, a fix for DEFPACKAGE).
> Is there any way I can put these tests on a remove CVS server so
> anyone can download them?  My ISP doesn't support this and they
> don't let me use my machine as a server.

If they are a reasonable size, mail, possibly mime encoded, is
probably best.  On second thought, as a gcl developer, you can
probably access the ftp space via ssh.  Instructions should be on the
web page somewhere.

Take care,

>       Paul

Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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