[lfs-support] glibc test failures. Acceptable?
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
>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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