Am 5/22/2014 15:19, schrieb David Kastrup:
> Torsten Bögershausen <> writes:
>> On 2014-05-22 14.48, Elia Pinto wrote:
>>> Found by
>> Thanks for picking this up
>>> -export TEST_DIRECTORY=$(pwd)/../../../t
>>> +TEST_DIRECTORY=$(pwd)/../../../t && export TEST_DIRECTORY
>> Minor remark:
>> Both commands should go on their own line, like this:
>> TEST_DIRECTORY=$(pwd)/../../../t &&
>> And, unrelated to this patch, 
>> there seem to be a lot of && missing in
> I have a hard time taking the above && seriously.  pwd is a shell
> builtin (when we are not talking about Version 3 UNIX or something) that
> can hardly fail.  And when your shell does not support assignment to a
> shell variable, you'll have a hard time getting the shell script to run.

The && after an assignment makes a big difference when the assignment is
part of an && chain. This is *very* common in our test suite, as you know.

People tend to copy-and-paste. And then it is better to provide a more
universally applicable precedent.

-- Hannes
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