inetutils issue solved, now wondering about 1 error in perl tests
Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Sat Nov 7 13:19:25 PST 2009
> Further investigations (via "setenv LD_LIBRARY_PATH `pwd`; cd t; ./perl harness"
> as suggested by the test result itself) fixed the ipcsysv.t error but not the syslog.t one:
> # Failed test 'setlogsock() should return true: '''
> # at ../ext/Sys/Syslog/t/syslog.t line 204.
> # Looks like you failed 1 test of 199.
> Test returned status 1 (wstat 256, 0x100)
> DIED. FAILED test 176
This looks like a socket layer failure. It might be that it's attempting
to set up some sort of socket connection to something. Is your ethernet
hooked to anything?
> If you tell me that this is a critical failure which strictly need to be fixed,
> then I'll have to investigate deeply about the causes,
> otherwise I'd install perl as it is. Only 1 failed test seems to me a good result.
It does not look serious to me, but I'm not an expert on LFS. It looks
like there is an expected agent to respond to a socket request, but
which is not there. That's why I wondered about an ethernet chip and
cable. If you have a chip, then it possibly is trying to make a
connection to a "well known" IP site, for which there is no access
on your (preumably) isolated system.
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