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50 most recent check-ins by user poetnerd

Added notes on defects found in YAHTZE.BA. Leaf check-in: 416088d7ea user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Add more debug output to os8-progtest Refine basic-games.yml because a race condition broke it on M2 Macs. I think this refinement will be definitive. Fingers crossed. check-in: c124f7a6e7 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Correct attribution of SIMH hack to Kyle Owen check-in: 6019a1e1a7 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Added a patch to the build of U/W FOCAL. It puts code that clears EAE Mode B (and copes appropriately with other PDP-8 Family members that don't have EAE Mode B) into a block of initialization code reserved for "CLEAR ANNOYING FLAGS". This should resolve bug 025575a170. check-in: 9f44dd87b8 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Mentioned class-os8script doc. Took credit for some stuff. check-in: 3bd3ff0759 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Update of ChangeLog to accurately report the fix to UCSYS.BI. check-in: 4e30777357 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Fix for c23c91bdd. Futil was matching on the size of the file being edited. Now the regex that skips over the file has been refined. check-in: e96b7f3637 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
New SIMH had extra whitespace in attach output. One place in os8script was not robust about that. Fixed now. check-in: 40717103a9 user: poetnerd tags: simh-update
Sync advent sources from new upstream at Source names are in lower case. There are a couple typos fixed: advent.dc and getwrd.ra. There is a script, but it appears incompatible with the version of BATCH we have. There is also a script, but it's also probably out of sync with reality. check-in: 1d9cb9aa3e user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Fixed build of basic-games.tu56. Wasn't supposed to install the file. The blow-out was benign on Mac build, but kicked out other files on the Pi build. It should have been fixed like this long ago. TODO: Figure out why the state machine in os8-cp couldn't recover as easily in the pi build. check-in: bfbf64133a user: poetnerd tags: trunk
os8script class document is complete. The demo program is moved to its permanent location. check-in: 77a525a884 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Changed os8script.check_and_run to have an optional replies arg. Fleshed out and commented the demo program. Cleaned up document. TODO: 1. move the demo to its permanent home. 2. Write the documentation to point to it. 3. The proofreading, grammar, etc. check-in: 25dc789408 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Created a demo program for the os8script class. Along the way I realized that the housekeeping was needlessly complex, and should be added to the os8script class. By way of a test I moved cleanup code from os8-progtest to os8script. The class document has moved forward but is still not ready. The example needs to be cleaned up, and the appropriate smoothings of best practices need to be documented: 1. The recommended os8.check_and_run method assumes you're running the command decoder, and needs to be taught about the arrays of responses. Otherwise: 2. The use of the response arrays requires calling os8.simh.os8_cmd to run commands. The use of send_string, send_command, and os8_cmd is not orthogonal, and isn't using the respnse arrays where it could. check-in: 23d51abbd5 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Snapshot. Almost, but not quite done. TODO: 1. Finish the narrative on how to write a complete program. 2. Confirm all the links work. 3. Completeness, style, and grammar check. check-in: 0a1d0ed404 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Added mention of ocomp. Added links to README files. Under OCK, now link to the doc. check-in: 3af5c9428d user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Update with packaging and testing status updates. check-in: 0ef418b9ce user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Documented testing regime, including the layers of the system, the existence proof of working lower layers, and the use of os8-progtest and make test. check-in: 116f6dba66 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Add documentation of the --exitfirst option and the work-around for long output. check-in: 0c003f5ef9 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
I found a way to kick the basic games tests when they stall: Send a newline, and then cope with extra newlines in output. check-in: d2feb4a20c user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Added 'make test'. auto.def looks for tests for the packages it builds. Makefile runs them. Along the way I learned that tests with lots of output like basic-games:snoopy and basic-games:bunny sometimes randomly hang up. It looks like pexpect is returning a partial read on the output. I've experimented with the maxread argument to pexpect spawn, and with pausing for a second between tests. But the tests are still flaky. For this snapshot I've got them commented out of basic-games.yml while I ponder reponses. Also fixed a mistake I made in -x option: I wasn't calling clean_quit to exit and so I was leaving temp files. check-in: f212194966 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Add --exitfirst, -x to exit with -1 status on FIRST failure. This will be useful when we want to run all tests but blow out if one fails. Let's blow out on the first failure. check-in: a8991d9a8a user: poetnerd tags: trunk
os8-run manages context. We do not need resume. It was commented out of dist-rk05.os8. Deleted now. It is now deleted from src-rk05.os8. This may rid us of a race condition where we're doing resume but don't need to. check-in: e92c4bb634 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Added a test harness for basic-games. It runs HELLO.BA, SNOOPY.BA, and BUNNY.BA. More tests can be added. check-in: f15facae14 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Snapshot. Starting to organize into a logical sequence of presentation. TODO: 1. Work through more API calls. 2. Decide how to present the match tables. check-in: f1dd4ef410 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Another snapshot of Still brainstorming content. check-in: bcefc61e95 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Snapshot of In course of documenting, figured out a one character change to the initialization that elimintates nade for fakeout_script. So I did it. check-in: 20b6b2476b user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Found another rename needed to follow convention. dcp writeup. check-in: 4654cb8a4a user: poetnerd tags: trunk
I spazzed and didn't follow the naming convention. Remaned new os8script class doc to contain a dash instead of an underscore. check-in: dc2c5dc5c3 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Forgot the license info in Fixed now. check-in: 09ac12b129 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
I must have gotten confused with the merge of trunk. I thought I moved the tests to scripts/os8-progtest/. Now they're moved for real. Next step in production: shift os8-progtest to so we parameterize the Python version. check-in: b5df9631af user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Further cleanup to make os8-progtest ready for production use: 1. Change failure to print failure and continue on to other tests. 2. Correct comments about escape characters. 3. Move the test .yml files from tools/testing to scripts/os8-progtest. 4. Add a --srcdir option, and properly expand the path for finding the test files. 5. Document usage of the program and creation of the state machine files in doc/ check-in: 11b7f30c67 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Added ability to process multiple tests on command. Removed superfluous "program" item in test files. Added test of fib to cc8. check-in: 7d40ec51ed user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Added a "config" parameter, and if config contains "slow" then wait .05 seconds between sending each character. This enables interaction with uwfocal without overrunning keyboard buffer. This structure can be expanded... check-in: ed4d5840ec user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Converted os8-progtest to use files. Bit the bullet and used YAML. YAML is now a prereq. (I have not yet added the prereq code to auto.def.) check-in: b37034d41d user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Eliminate redundant line of verbose output. check-in: 4ebe4ee822 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Added testing for chekmo. Improved output on test failure. Further cleanup on exit. check-in: c5184fcbbc user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Add comments to give clues to proper reply strings. check-in: 14ed9296d3 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Needed to remove the temp file created for the boot device. check-in: a090dfb35b user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Program test harness. Will validate advent, cc8, and uwfocal. Note: uwfocal is fragile. It EASILY gets its input buffer overrun. check-in: cd63546a8a user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Fixed a missing backtick and a typo. Should fix the rendering of the last couple pages of this doc. check-in: e11923f83d user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Early snapshot. Beginnings of a document of the API. Probably begin with a paste-in of the comments from the code. Currently consists of a reminder how I open coded the OCOMP command state machine. check-in: 452f1a6dba user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Since we can print the File not found error, we should be able to print the user error output similarly. check-in: 1472e398b9 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
code cleanup: Pulled common test and run code from ocomp, pal8 and os8 commands into a single method. This also fixes that pal8 and ocomp tested for simh context too late to be useful Eliminated redundant testing of results. Taught ocomp how to report WHICH file is not found (using code from pal8_command I'd forgotton I had.) Note that there STILL seems to be a race condition in the os8 command with regards to ^C out of some commands. I tried to chase it down but have not yet found it. check-in: aeb9b2026e user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Small change: Make the replies a dictionary parameterized by command name so that we can be more table driven. check-in: 66a76695bb user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Converted the inventory to an HTML table without all the cross-page links to other content. I copied this version into the Wiki. TODO: Pick ONE of these either the Wiki or the as canon. check-in: dea2133077 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Attempt to compensate for problem in Appendix I on the backtick. The <code></code> blocks screw up the table. Let's delete them for now. check-in: 68f6e49bd2 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Improved os8pkg verify command. Uses new `ocomp` os8-run command. Documentation is updated for both tools. Test script for the ocomp command. Fixed a bug I introduced when I changed the os8script API: Need to pass in the script_path for error reporting. Oops. check-in: 5910fa4e4c user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Snapshot: Initial crude verify command. Runs OCOMP on the outputs and prints results. TODO: Teach os8pkg and os8script how to interpret the "NO OUTPUT" result as "success" and "File not found" as failure so the user doesn't have to make interpretation. check-in: 50d0971000 user: poetnerd tags: trunk
API change: Allow us to run a script on an in-memory file created with Python io library. check-in: 5eba589cde user: poetnerd tags: trunk
Keep the creator for ocomp.tu56 as a test script. check-in: f954eba078 user: poetnerd tags: trunk