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Re: toolchain/48534: bogus file names in source tree

The following reply was made to PR toolchain/48534; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: toolchain/48534: bogus file names in source tree
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2016 03:40:36 +0000

 On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 08:45:01AM +0000, Alan Barrett wrote:
  >  On Fri, 24 Jan 2014, matthew green wrote:
  >  > i see no reason to keep these tests in our tree just to check
  >  > if this functionality works.  they should be converted to be
  >  > run-time created objects in the objdir, IMO.
  >  I think that we should run the tests.  However, the files with 
  >  spaces in their names should be created in the objdir from sources 
  >  that do not have spaces in their names.  After all, the idea is 
  >  to test whether LLVM can handle files with unusual names, not 
  >  to cause stress for the source code management system, regular 
  >  maintenance scripts, ad hoc command line actions, or anything else 
  >  done by the sysadmin or user.
 Can someone please just do this? I stepped on this again the other day
 and it's just a completely unnecessary annoyance/hassle to have those
 files there.
 David A. Holland

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