[flac-dev] Tests not aborting when appropriate

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+la at mega-nerd.com
Wed Apr 24 20:30:24 PDT 2013

Martijn van Beurden wrote:

> On 24-04-13 14:34, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> > That's an error in the awk script, which is embedded in the shell 
> > script. I know GNU awk supports lshift, maybe BSD awk doesn't. I'll 
> > investigate that futher. 
> On my system awk links to mawk 1.3.3

Yep fails on my system with maxk 1.3.3 too.

Do you have any other versions om awk on your system? Gawk maybe?

> awk stops, but the script keeps running here. For some reason exit (and 
> die) don't function inside this loop.

The problem is that the failure in the awk script isn't recognised as
a failure in the shell script.

Erik de Castro Lopo

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