Error when running test suite
jralls at ceridwen.us
Wed Nov 27 19:40:16 EST 2013
On Nov 27, 2013, at 1:41 PM, Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at telenet.be> wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 November 2013 11:31:24 John Ralls wrote:
> > The comment ahead of that test function says:
> > /*
> > * There are some differences between distros in the way they name
> > * locales, and this can cause trouble with the locale-based
> > * formatting. If you get the assert in this function, run locale -a
> > * and make sure that en_US, en_GB, and fr_FR are installed and that
> > * if a suffix is needed it's in the suffixes array.
> > */
> > The reason is that the test exercises the date functions in those
> > locales to ensure that the i18n part of the date routines is
> > functioning correctly.
> > Regards,
> > John Ralls
> would it make sense for the test to write a similar message to the log in case this assert is reached ? Not everybody looks in the test source automatically.
Well, print out to stderr. There is no log.
OK. This is the third time this has come up on the list. In this particular case, it’s an easy change. r23451.
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