[m-rev.] diff: bug in outputting mercury and foreign type declarations in .opt file

Simon Taylor stayl at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Sun Oct 29 22:36:16 AEDT 2000

On 13-Dec-2002, Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> On 12-Dec-2002, Simon Taylor <stayl at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> > On 10-Dec-2002, Peter Ross <pro at missioncriticalit.com> wrote:
> > > I have built a test case for this, but the problems only shows up when you
> > > build the .opt file in say a C grade and use the .opt file when building
> > > in the IL grade.
> > 
> > That's not a bug -- the `.opt' files are grade dependent.
> > If this is causing test failures, the correct fix is probably
> > to put `GRADEFLAGS-test = il' in Mercury.options.
> I think the issue shows up when running the tests against a workspace
> (e.g. when the tests get run from tools/bootcheck).
> The workspace typically gets compiled with a C grade,
> but the IL tests need a .opt file that was built with an IL grade.
> Is there any particular problem with Pete's change?
> If not, I'd rather include it, even though it's not strictly necessary,
> since it means we can have better test coverage when running tests
> against a workspace.

That's fine.

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