[lfs-dev] Recent patches

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 19:04:53 PST 2016

Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Douglas R. Reno wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 7:48 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've gone ahead and committed changes to incorporate patches for recent
>>> upstream commits.  After a full build, I'm a little uncomfortable about
>>> the
>>> gcc patch.  It is 7648 lines and the build shows several unexpected
>>> failures that were not present before.
>>>        === gcc Summary ===
>>> # of expected passes    114794
>>> # of unexpected failures   26
>>> # of expected failures     262
>>> # of unsupported tests     1794
>>> -------------------
>>> How should we approach this?  The easy way is to not apply the new patch.
>>> Additionally I do not know what the patch is supposed to fix.
>>> How should we go on this?  I will hold off on -rc2 until we can reach a
>>> consensus.
>> I am inclined to leave the patch out. Just in time actually, as I will run
>> a build overnight for -rc2, and I will see if these still appear without
>> the patch. I can easily run another build if the consensus it to leave it
>> in the book. These test results look very eerie.
> I'm running a test right now without the patch to compare.  Chapter 6 gcc
> started about 20 minutes ago.

gcc is done.  No gcc or g++ unexpected failures (2 in libstdc++ that we've 
seen before).

I'm going to remove it form -dev.

   -- Bruce

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