r4710 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome server/databases

djensen at linuxfromscratch.org djensen at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jul 10 16:26:59 PDT 2005


Author: djensen
Date: 2005-07-10 17:26:58 -0600 (Sun, 10 Jul 2005)
New Revision: 4710

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/server/databases/db.xml
Log:
recommended skip test-suite, + minor nits

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2005-07-09 23:43:28 UTC (rev 4709)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	2005-07-10 23:26:58 UTC (rev 4710)
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-<!ENTITY day          "09">
+<!ENTITY day          "10">
 <!ENTITY month        "07">
 <!ENTITY year         "2005">
 <!ENTITY version      "svn-&year;&month;&day;">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-07-09 23:43:28 UTC (rev 4709)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-07-10 23:26:58 UTC (rev 4710)
@@ -25,6 +25,11 @@
   <itemizedlist>
 
     <listitem>
+      <para>July 10th, 2005 [djensen]: Added recommendation to skip
+      the Berkley DB test-suite.</para>
+    </listitem>
+
+    <listitem>
       <para>July 9th, 2005 [djensen]: Updated to Libpcap-0.9.1.</para>
     </listitem>
 

Modified: trunk/BOOK/server/databases/db.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/server/databases/db.xml	2005-07-09 23:43:28 UTC (rev 4709)
+++ trunk/BOOK/server/databases/db.xml	2005-07-10 23:26:58 UTC (rev 4710)
@@ -65,9 +65,10 @@
   <sect2 role="testing">
     <title>Testing Berkeley DB</title>
 
-    <para>If you do not wish to run the test suite, skip ahead to Installation.
-    You must have <application>Tcl</application> to test
-    <application>Berkeley DB</application>.  This test takes a very long time.</para>
+    <para>It is recommended you skip ahead to Installation.  The test-suite
+    takes more than 80 SBU and has a few bugs causing reports of 'Regression
+    Tests Failed'. You must have <application>Tcl</application> to test 
+    <application>Berkeley DB</application>.</para>
 
     <para>Build for the <application>Berkeley DB</application> test by running
     the following commands:</para>
@@ -80,16 +81,20 @@
 sed -i 's:puts "[s,S].*::' \
     ../test/sijointest.tcl</userinput></screen>
 
-    <para>To test the results, start <command>tclsh</command> and issue the
-    following, replacing the 4 with a desired number of parallel processes:</para>
+    <para>To test the results, start <command>tclsh</command>:</para>
+    
+<screen><userinput>tclsh</userinput></screen>
 
+    <para>From the tclsh prompt (%), run:</para>
+
 <screen><userinput>source ../test/test.tcl
-run_parallel 4 run_std</userinput></screen>
+run_parallel 4 run_std
+exit</userinput></screen>
 
     <para>Clean up with the following command:</para>
 
 <screen><userinput>make realclean &&
-cd..</userinput></screen>
+cd ..</userinput></screen>
 
   </sect2>
 




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