build Expect error?

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at
Fri Nov 26 15:21:27 PST 2010

On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 02:11:22PM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> robert wrote:
> > working on the Expect build at 
> >
> > 
> > instructions say:
> > "running the test suite is not mandatory ..."
> > 
> > I do so anyway.
> > Should I be concerned ... or just plow on into the future?
> Keep going.  It depends on the host system.  I just ran it on a 
> relatively current lfs-svn and it showed no failed tests.
>    -- Bruce
 Running the chapter 5 tests *might* be occasionally useful for
people who follow, or are changing, the development book (and who
have data to show what used to happen).  For everyone else, the
tests in chapter 5 are a distraction: they might conceivably
highlight that you did something wrong, or missed a package, but
since almost nobody runs them, it's hard to know.

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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