[lfs-dev] util-linux v2.24-rc2

Matt Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Oct 11 11:47:01 PDT 2013


On Fri, 2013-10-11 at 12:55 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> util-linux v2.24-rc2 was released today and I've been testing it.  It 
> builds quite cleanly, but I have a problem with a couple of tests.
> 
> The two tests for the 'last' command want to use the DNS resolver that 
> is not available in the chroot environment and thus fail.  If I run the 
> tests in a normal booted environment, they pass.
> 
> The question is how to address this in the book.  The easiest thing I 
> found is to do 'rm -r tests/ts/last' at the beginning of the tests.
> 
> Another option would be to just mention in the book that these tests 
> fail in the LFS environment.

I'm happy with either.  I slightly prefer the latter, as long as the
testsuite is invoked with 'make -k check' and that's enough to ensure
any remaining tests are still run.

Regards,

Matt.




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