2023-11-19 - ExifTool 20th anniversary! Version 12.70 released
Started by obetz, May 16, 2019, 07:23:36 AM
Quote from: Phil Harvey on June 07, 2019, 07:33:00 AMHonestly though, my real focus is metadata, which is why I chose Perl for ExifTool in the first place (ie. almost no compiler/platform issues -- compare this to other metadata projects like Exiv2 which spend most of their time dealing with compilation issues).
Quote from: Phil Harvey on June 07, 2019, 07:33:00 AMIn this respect, Windows has been a thorn in my side, but it seems like a majority of ExifTool users run this platform so I must deal with it
Quote from: obetz on June 07, 2019, 12:45:21 PMCan you estimate the coverage of the automated tests? Or tell me what should be tested in addition to them?
QuoteFor example, I generally avoid "unusual" path/file names with spaces and non-ASCII characters so I did no thorough tests regarding this "minefield". But I know that other people don't care about this.
QuoteThere are known problems with daylight saving time zones, and Cygwin handles them differently. Likely ExifTool doesn't rely on the built-in file time functions, correct?
QuoteI'm not sure whether Test::Harness::runtests() has all necessary capabilities, maybe Windows specific tests are needed (e.g. with a cmd file or even PowerShell.