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Re: [PATCH] fixup! log: add exhaustive tests for pattern style options & config

On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 1:44 AM, Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Johannes Schindelin wrote:
>> On Windows, `(1|2)` is not a valid file name, and therefore the tag
>> cannot be created as expected by the new test.
>> So simply skip this test on Windows.
>> Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@xxxxxx>
>> ---
> Reviewed-by: Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@xxxxxxxxx>
> I wouldn't be surprised if there are filesystems used places other
> than MINGW that also can't handle this test.  Isn't this what some
> tests use a FUNNYNAMES prerequisite for?
> In this example, it's the pipe that's not allowed, not the
> parenthesis, right?  (At least I have some memories of naming files
> with some parentheses.)  Would something like
>         test PIPE_IN_FILENAME '
>                 >"a|b" &&
>                 test -f "a|b"
>         '
> work?

It would, but as indicated upthread I'll just amend this so the odd
tag/filename won't be needed, since the test doesn't actually use

(B.t.w. I meant "[odd looking] tag or file" in my last E-Mail in this
thread, not just "[odd looking tag]")>