[D-runtime] druntime commit, revision 494

Brad Roberts braddr at puremagic.com
Mon Jan 10 10:06:31 PST 2011

On 1/9/2011 6:27 PM, Jonathan M Davis wrote:
> On Sunday 09 January 2011 16:17:29 Brad Roberts wrote:
>> On 1/9/2011 2:49 PM, Jonathan M Davis wrote:
>>> On Sunday 09 January 2011 11:52:09 dsource.org wrote:
>>>> druntime commit, revision 494
>>>> user: Don Clugston
>>>> msg:
>>>> Removed usage of Phobos in druntime, which is causing the Windows build
>>>> to break. As far as I can tell, the error message will only occur on
>>>> PCs *earlier* than the AT !!!! So it's not worth trying to make a nice
>>>> error message.
>>> Sorry about that. I'm not sure if it was me or SHOO who added that check,
>>> but I didn't catch the fact that it was using std when I moved it out of
>>> std.datetime. Shame on me.
>>> I think that pretty much all of the cases where something like that might
>>> fail is checked though, even if it really shouldn't ever happen.
>>> - Jonathan M Davis
>> There's still at least one core.time related failure that needs to be
>> investigated and fixed.  Win32 is failing on one of the unit tests:
>> core.exception.AssertError at core.time(1504): unittest failure
>> http://d.puremagic.com/test-results/test_data.ghtml?dataid=37612
> Bleh. Whatever the system clocks ticks per second are on that system, it's 
> apparently not managing to hold 10_000_000 hnsecs accurately. I suppose that the 
> asserts on 1504 and 1506 will have to be made to use <= instead of ==, at least 
> for the moment. I expect that that would fix them. Still, this variance in 
> precision and the fact that Windows doesn't appear to have anything approaching 
> a round or consistent (across systems anyway) number of ticks per second is 
> definitely annoying when it comes to crafting appropriate tests.
> - Jonathan M Davis

I'd be surprised if it was unique to that box.  Add printfs if you need to
gather data from it's test runs.  But I'd really like to come home from work
tonight to a fully green set of testers.  It's been broken in one way or another
since friday.

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