running tests from make causes spurious repo changes

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Mon Sep 25 19:58:22 UTC 2017

On 25/09/2017 20:11, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> Erik,
> It could be a feature of the build (i.e. test makefiles) to verify 
> that no source-controlled files were modified in the course of a test 
> run.
Something fishy in this thread as these tests have historically not 
changed the permissions of these libraries. So I'm curious how they were 
run, I wonder in case they were changed by a make file instead.


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