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Re: [Bug-wget] wget IRI test failures on Mac OS X

From: Tim Ruehsen
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] wget IRI test failures on Mac OS X
Date: Thu, 19 May 2016 10:59:27 +0200
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On Wednesday 18 May 2016 20:51:16 Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > From: Ryan Schmidt <address@hidden>
> > Date: Wed, 18 May 2016 02:39:56 -0500
> > Cc: address@hidden
> > Thanks Eli. I tried the latest commit from April 2016, 
42cc84b6b6cceeb146a668797ceaafe60743ce6d, and the IRI tests still failed:
> Does OS X have a function that can compare equal strings with composed
> and decomposed characters that are equivalent sequences?

After looking closer to this issue... it is a more general issue with file 
systems that change/mangle the filenames. The wget test suite will likely 
break on many such file systems. On (v)fat (e.g. 8.3 mangling), on hpfs also 
due to lowercasing (see 'man mount' on linux). Also ntfs with certain 

Anyone wants to implement a list of filesystems to switch off certain tests ?

I personally see this a low priority issue.
But I would happily accept any patches addressing it.

Regards, Tim

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