[lfs-dev] LFS SVN urrent build results

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 16:03:32 PST 2012

Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Le 25/12/2012 00:41, Bruce Dubbs a écrit :
>> I'm not quite ready to give up on  E2fsprogs-1.42.6 because I think it
>> only is a problem in jhalfs.  AFAICT right now, the test actually
>> passes, but leaves an unwanted background process running.    I'm not
>> sure we want the -k in the make check.  I get:
>> 125 tests succeeded  0 tests failed
>> Perhaps if we kill the debug fs in jhalfs when we finish the checks,
>> that would clean things up.

> I think I have found where the problem is:
> from the tests log:
> [...]
> ../../tests/f_mmp/script: line 25: ps: command not found
> f_mmp: disable MMP with tune2fs after e2fsck killed: ok
> [...]
> And ps is not found because procps is built after e2fsprogs...

Yes.  Found that yesterday and moving procps fixes the problem.  The 
test (and the gzip problem I had earlier) are both OK now.

> If I understand correctly the script,
> ps is used to find debugfs PID, in order to kill it.
> If the PID is not found, debugfs is not killed.
> The funny thing is that if debugfs is not killed, the test should not pass.
> Maybe a bug report to upstream?

I don't think so.  This is quite specific to LFS.

> Anyway, procps should be added as a dependency of e2fsprogs,
> and built before.
> This should not be a problem since according to the `dependencies'
> chapter, all procps's dependencies are built in chapter 5.

I'll fix it either tonight or tomorrow.

   -- Bruce

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