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

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Sun Sep 30 14:09:58 PDT 2012


On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 01:34:45PM +0100, Richard Melville wrote:
> 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

 I think it might been a new FAIL in 1.12.3

ĸen
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