[lfs-support] glibc test failures. Acceptable?

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 28 11:26:09 PDT 2013


Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 04:25:02PM +0000, Richard wrote:
>>
>> 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.

   -- Bruce





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