[Mono-devel-list] Graphics merge-in status
jonpryor at vt.edu
Thu Aug 4 07:11:34 EDT 2005
On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 00:06 -0700, Andrew Skiba wrote:
> I will create a directory under sys.drawing/test for this helper and
> will commit the helper as is. It needs few changes, however, to be
> usable for Mono. Today it checks TARGET_JVM to decide whether we are
> creating reference results on dotnet, or run tests. Of course, it does
> not suite Mono. I'd like to hear your ideas on how better to fix that.
Might I suggest that you instead use an explicit "update" mechanism to
produce the reference results? Requiring that you create the reference
results requires that you actually have .NET around to produce them
(which may not always be true), and also means that if .NET has a bug we
can't provide a correct fix (bug-for-bug compatibility isn't always
desirable -- see all the fixes made to System.Reflection.Emit).
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