[lfs-support] glibc test failures. Acceptable?

Richard r_j_humphreys at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Oct 29 06:44:21 PDT 2013

>>> I think I neglected to shut down the networking on the host system - so the posix tests did not fail. I did not realise that network isolation was a requirement. I do not have that machine with me here at work - so I will check later.
>>   That is interesting.  And very puzzling.  For me, I don't shut down
>> networking on the host (why would anyone do that ?), but I think that
>> test has always failed for me since it was introduced - it's fairly
>> recent.
>Right.  The issue is that all the needed files are not yest installed in 
>chroot at the time glibc is built for the resolver to work.  If 
>building/testing in a full environment, the test passes.
>There is no need ot disable networking on the host.

I was wrong. The posix test failures are there further back in the log. 

As Mr. Dubbs implied, the build had actually succeeded and installed cleanly. I have now moved on to the later stages.

Many thanks for the help, R.

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