[LFS Trac] #2265: Warning in tcl-8.5.5 may be obsolete

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Mon Oct 27 19:27:58 PDT 2008


#2265: Warning in tcl-8.5.5 may be obsolete
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 Reporter:  bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org  |       Owner:  lfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  task                         |      Status:  new                          
 Priority:  low                          |   Milestone:  6.4                          
Component:  Book                         |     Version:  SVN                          
 Severity:  minor                        |    Keywords:                               
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 tcl-8.5.5 has a paragraph that starts out:

 "The Tcl test suite is known to experience failures under certain host
 conditions that are not fully understood. Therefore, test suite failures
 here are not surprising, and are not considered critical."

 When upgrading to 8.5.5, the test suite ran perfectly for me:

 all.tcl:  Total 24296 Passed  23190 Skipped 1106  Failed  0

 We do not have the warning in BLFS.  This is just a placeholder so the
 issue
 is not forgotten.  The question is should we just remove the quoted
 sentence?

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