[lfs-support] Perl-5.16.1 test failures in Ch 6 SVN-20120816
zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Mon Aug 20 03:14:11 PDT 2012
On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 08:26:39PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Ken Moffat wrote:
> > In this case, I'd appreciate your comments (this list will do) on
> > automake (if you are testing it) - on a completed system, 1.12 and
> > later give me about 4 errors as a regular user (I'd still like to
> > get to grips with those, one day). In a system which boots, but
> > where I've gone back to chroot, and in my results during regular
> > chroot, I get more than 80 failures when running the tests as root.
> > Most of them in t/instspc.tap.
> In a jhalfs build I have been testing automake-1.12.3.
> # TOTAL: 2823
> # PASS: 2618
> # SKIP: 166
> # XFAIL: 37
> # FAIL: 2
> # XPASS: 0
> # ERROR: 0
> And that's with the broken timezones.
> FAIL: t/python-missing.sh (well yes, it's missing)
> FAIL: t/subdir-add2-pr46.sh ???
> -- Bruce
I'm close to giving up on the automake tests. Last night I had 3
failures in 1.12.3 - but only once I ran the tests as a user. I had
that t/python-missing.sh and assumed it was because Python is
installed (it's my bootable system, back in chroot). My other two
were t/lex-clean-cxx and t/lex-depend-cxx : both undefined reference
I suppose those lex tests are SKIP for you, because LFS has not
installed flex when automake is built.
Retried 1.12.2 as a user, with a more minimal chown - blew out
trying to write ./test-suite.log.tmp : at least one failure, but it
had scrolled out of my term's buffer. Seemed to work the next time,
with just the two lex-*cxx failures - then I realised I had run it
Gave it a separate run overnight, as root - again only the two lex
failures. I differ from the book by avoiding static libs as much as
possible. I've just finished *another* run of 1.12.2, with libl.a
and libfl.a available for use - 83 failures - most are in
t/instspc.tap [ 11,12,14,16-62, 65-70, 72-84, 87-94 ] t/instdid.sh,
t/instdir2.sh, t/insthook.sh,t/instmany.sh, and _still_ the two
lex-*-cxx tests fail.
das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce
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