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

Gordon Findlay gordon.findlay at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 11:53:25 PDT 2013


On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 6:55 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> 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.
>
> Thoughts?
>
>    -- Bruce
>

It seems to be more educational to mention it in the book (with that
one-sentence explanation that you gave) but to make the process less
susceptible to automation.
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