build Expect error?

robert mullinrobert at
Fri Nov 26 19:16:38 PST 2010

Ken Moffat wrote:
> 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.
> ĸen

Yep.  Moving ahead.  Quite well along beyond Expect build.  Those first 
few, binutils and gcc, were remarkably challenging.

Now, I think I got it by the tail on a downhill pull.


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