[m-dev.] Running the test suite under IL

Peter Ross pro at missioncriticalit.com
Tue Jun 19 09:26:10 AEST 2007

On 6/18/07, Jonathan Morgan <jonmmorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been running the test suite using the IL backend, and have
> encountered several general classes of problems:
> * Many test case outputs differ only in line ending (LF vs. CRLF).
> How is this supposed to be handled?

What I do is mount the tests directory as a text partition under
cygwin, and then things work as expected.

> * Quite a few tests throw an ExecutionEngineException (according to
> Microsoft, "The exception that is thrown when there is an internal
> error in the execution engine of the common language runtime.")
> * A few tests have problems with dummy variables.
> * A few tests have problems with loading foreign types.
Can't help you with those, at one point I got the test suite down to
around 30 or so tests failing all due to missing RTTI implementation
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