[tlbuild] "dvi2tty" test failure

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Fri Jan 28 02:28:39 CET 2011

On 27 January 2011 Karl Berry wrote:

 >     ./dvips: DVI file can't be opened:
 >     ../../../texk/dvipsk/testdata/quotecmd.dvi: No such file or
 >     directory
 > Thanks, I've added the .dvi to the repo.  It was indeed always supposed
 > to be there.
 >     I suppose that the test passed because dvips exited with status != 0.
 > The test passed because the pwned.txt file wasn't created (see
 > quotecmd-test.pl).  dvips's exit status doesn't matter.
 >     gzip: ../../../texk/dvipsk/testdata/ 2>&1 | echo badnews > pwned.txt #.gz: unexpected end of file
 > However, gzip shouldn't have been executed at all; it isn't for me.
 > I get
 >  Could not find figure file  2>&1 [...]

I get now:

./dvips: Could not find figure file  2>&1 | echo badnews > pwned.txt #.gz; continuing.
Note that an absolute path or a relative path with .. are denied in -R2 mode.

And there is an empty file:

   'Work/texk/dvipsk/ 2>&1 | echo badnews >pwned.txt #.gz'


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