Acting as advisor for wcmd-uplift project?

Dan Kegel dank at
Sat Dec 26 13:44:08 CST 2009

On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 11:06 AM, Jacek Caban <jacek at> wrote:
> I've been following cmd.exe topic and I was concerned about the fact, that
> these tests are out of Wine tree, so I wanted to help and implemented a
> simple framework. I almost didn't test it so I didn't send it before. It
> caused a code duplication, I'm sorry about that. I'm attaching the patch (it
> requires running tools/make_makefiles) and I will leave it for others.

Thanks!  I'll smash them together when I get to a linux system.

> Also, your tests are very risky in terms of non-English locales. I think we
> shouldn't test error messages strings.

Can we force the locale to a particular value for the tests
with a registry key or something?  It'd be pretty hard to write
tests without checking *any* error messages.

> A problem with directory in prompt
> may be fixed by special escape in expected result file that would be
> replaced by the right directory in runtime.

Sure, but using the prompt command works around it
more easily; see my test scripts.
- Dan

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