glibc ntpl test error - chapter 6

David Epping david at
Mon Jun 13 06:54:11 PDT 2005


I have the same problem, and posted it earlier, but got no response.
I'm glad I'm not the only one, although it doesn't really help.

Hopefully there are some answeres now,

gabriel schrieb:

>Hi All
>I am on chapter 6.11, and I have had no errors at all so far.
>Admittedly, I skipped some optional tests in chapter 5, but they were optional.
>In Chapter 6, after entering the chroot command etc, I got to 6.11,
>glibc installation.
>I ran configure and make without any problems, but during 'make
>check', at the ntpl step, it exited with an error. I can give the
>entire 'make check' log, but it really doesn't give anything useful.
>I subsequently re-ran make check, redirecting the output to a log, and
>when it died, STDERR gave this message:
>root:/sources/glibc-build# make check > make_check_errors.txt
>/sources/glibc-build/nptl/tst-cancelx4.o(.text+0x18b1): In function `tf_accept':
>/sources/glibc-2.3.4-20040701/nptl/tst-cancel4.c:948: warning: the use
>of `mktemp' is dangerous, better use `mkstemp'
>/sources/glibc-build/nptl/tst-cancelx5.o(.text+0x18b1): In function `tf_accept':
>/sources/glibc-2.3.4-20040701/nptl/tst-cancel4.c:948: warning: the use
>of `mktemp' is dangerous, better use `mkstemp'
>tst-cancel7.c:172: warning: 'do_cleanup' defined but not used
>make[2]: *** [/sources/glibc-build/nptl/tst-cancelx17.out] Error 1
>make[1]: *** [nptl/tests] Error 2
>make: *** [check] Error 2
>Has anyone got any idea what causes this error?
>Would the above warnings cause the test to fail?
>What can i do to fix this?
>Is it possible that I failed to compile a specific feature into my kernel?
>System Details in case it matters:
>Slackware 10 full install
>kernel :
>Athlon 1Ghz CPU
>LFS partition = 3 Gb
>host root partition = 5Gb
>RAM : 256 Mb
>swap : 512 Mb partition
>I have logged the entire process if anyone wants to examine the logs.
>Thanks again,
> Gabriel

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