[lfs-support] Test failures in automake-1.12.3 : sorted!

Richard Melville richard.melville69 at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 30 05:34:45 PDT 2012


On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 12:32:22AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote:
> >
> >  and I'll open a ticket for this possible fix to
> > t/python-missing.sh.  Normally, I'd just upload the patch, but I'd
> > prefer to get confirmation that it fixes the problem.  More on -dev
> > when I've created a ticket.
> >
>  Forget that - the testsuite fix was applied upstream in August, and
> 1.12.4 came out in September (#3185) so fixing the 1.12.3 tests is a
> waste of time.
>
>  However, I do think that perhaps we shouldn't discourage people
> from running the automake testsuite on modern processors : sure,
> with -j1 it takes an excessively long time, but with modern SMP it
> runs much quicker if you use -j4.
>
> ?en



Hi Ken

I'm not sure I understand what's going on here.  When I tested
automake-1.12.2 *without* python installed I received no such error:-

==================================
Testsuite summary for GNU Automake 1.12.2
==================================
# TOTAL: 2852
# PASS:  2648
# SKIP:  164
# XFAIL: 40
# FAIL:  0
# XPASS: 0
# ERROR: 0
==================================


Richard
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