[lfs-dev] Preparing for 7.10 package freeze

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 14:36:44 PDT 2016

Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 01:12:47PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> I have just committed an update to LFS that clears all the tickets for the
>> book.  The package freeze is scheduled for two days from now and  I know of
>> no impending upstream releases between now and then.
>> If anyone has any changes that need to be addressed, please post them here
>> or open a ticket.
>> I do have one concern that I'd like to discuss.  When doing an update, I
>> usually build the entire LFS system, including all checks in Chapter 6.  I
>> started this process last night, but the checks for perl hung for about six
>> hours.  Killing the process and just re-running the perl build/checks and
>> continuing completed the rest of the build without further issue.
>> I've seen the perl tests hang before after glibc-2.24 was installed, but not
>> every time.  The fact that just rerunning the checks passes points to a
>> timing issue.  To me the most likely culprit is glibc, however I can't be
>> sure.
>> My first question here is whether anyone else has seen this problem?  The
>> second issue is how we should address it, if at all.
>> Suggestions welcome.
> I assume your hang was not in lib/Benchmark ?

I really don't know.  When I restarted the build, it blew away the old 
test log.  I should have saved it, but didn't.

   -- Bruce

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