Ch. 6 GCC testing: program timed out

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Fri Sep 3 20:29:47 PDT 2004


On Fri, 2004-09-03 at 17:35, David Murphy wrote:
> Greetings. I'm installing LFS 5.1.1 on an old Toshiba laptop with a Pentium
> 133 (which I don't suggest to anyone who doesn't have a week or two to
> kill). Most of the results of the Chapter 6 GCC tests pretty much follow
> what the book has to say about them, but during the actual "gcc tests"
> section, I got the following:
> 
> -----
> Running /sources/gcc-3.3.3/gcc/testsuite/gcc.c-torture/compile/compile.exp
> ...
> WARNING: program timed out.
> FAIL: gcc.c-torture/compile/20001226-1.c,  -O1
> WARNING: program timed out.
> FAIL: gcc.c-torture/compile/20001226-1.c,  -O2
> WARNING: program timed out.
> FAIL: gcc.c-torture/compile/20001226-1.c,  -O3 -fomit-frame-pointer
> WARNING: program timed out.
> FAIL: gcc.c-torture/compile/20001226-1.c,  -O3 -g
> WARNING: program timed out.
> FAIL: gcc.c-torture/compile/20001226-1.c,  -Os
> -----
> 
> Could these possibly be a product of a slow processor, or is it likely
> something more sinister?
> 

The slow processor is exactly why this happens.  The tests take longer
than the expect script running them think it should, so it times out. 
Seems to start happening on anything below about 300 MHz, in my
experience.

Don't worry about it.

-J-




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