build Expect error?
mullinrobert at gmail.com
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.
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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