* Andrew Dunstan (and...@dunslane.net) wrote: > TL;DR version: Msys provides a virtualized Unix-like file system > that is visible to its programs that you use to build, but invisible > to the programs you build since they are going to run without any > knowledge of the build environment. So you can't just put $tmpdir > from an Msys-aware program into a psql script and expect it to work. > It won't. Maybe we need to provide a function in our test library to > convert virtual paths to real paths. (For Unix it would be a NOOP).
I'm pretty confident that I can work around this for the specific test that was having trouble, but it seems like it'd be nice to have a way to refer to the actual data and temp directories from psql and friends when they're run under the TAP test system. Ideally, there'd be a way to make it transparent, so we don't have to write the tests to handle this case explicitly, though I'm not sure if there's an easy way to do that. Thanks! Stephen
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