[m-dev.] nightly tests failed

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Fri Feb 18 18:20:56 AEDT 2000

We seem to have fixed most of the problems causing test case
failures.  Only one remains:

On 23-Jan-2000, Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> 	- tests/tabling/loopcheck fails in non-GC grades (e.g. asm_fast)
> 	  with the error message "Mercury runtime: Sorry, not implemented: 
> 	  tabling in non-GC grades".  This appears to be due to zs's
> 	  recent changes to tabling.  Zoltan, could you please fix this one?
> 	  One possible fix would be to just update the expected output
> 	  files to allow that as one of the possible expected outputs.
> 	  But I don't understand exactly what the problem with tabling
> 	  in non-GC grades is.  For accurate GC, calls to MR_add_root()
> 	  would be needed, but shouldn't it work OK as is for the no-GC case?
> 	  Would there be anything wrong with changing the `#ifdef CONSERVATIVE_GC'
> 	  test there to `#ifndef ACCURATE_GC'?

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