op/pwent.t test

J.A. Neitzel jan.listbox at belvento.org
Mon Oct 29 15:04:16 PST 2001


Giulio Prina Ricotti wrote:

> I'm having some problems building perl, in the chroot env.
> There's one thing I cannot understand (shame on me)
> 
> the pwent.t test, actually, tests if the lines of /etc/passwd (which at the
> time contains only the root user) matches what the function getpwuid()
> returns.
> Seems quite easy-to-understand, but what I cannot understand is why it fails
> on my system, and if I can still go over with the building process, and fix
> this after.
> I followed the step-by-step instructions in the LFS Book, and I've also
> checked if I forgot something...but everythings seems ok.

Is it `make test' where you see this???
The book doesn't suggest to do `make test' for perl... It was noted
somewhere a long time ago that running `make test' for perl inside
chroot will produce some test failures.

I think you can safely ignore this, but ICBW.
-- 
Jeff

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