[lfs-dev] glibc-2.23

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Feb 19 16:51:43 PST 2016



On 2/19/2016 3:18 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I've built the new glibc in my sandbox and will start doing a -rc2 when
> my full build completes in the next hour or so.
>
> I did look at the test failures:
>
> XPASS: elf/tst-protected1a
> XPASS: elf/tst-protected1b
> FAIL: posix/tst-getaddrinfo4
> FAIL: posix/tst-getaddrinfo5


None of the stuff from the tarball in 418 has been added. Next release.

> Summary of test results:
>        2 FAIL
>     2401 PASS
>       84 XFAIL
>        2 XPASS
>
> I've updated the text to add posix/tst-getaddrinfo5 to the list of known
> failures.  When I look at the text we have now, I also see:
>
> * The rt/tst-cputimer1 and rt/tst-cpuclock2 tests have been known to
> fail. The reason is not completely understood, but indications are that
> minor timing issues can trigger these failures.
>

I think I had still seen one of the mentioned tests when building on 
single processor in KVM, but don't recall which. I'll get a build on KVM 
before release day.

> * The math tests sometimes fail when running on systems where the CPU is
> not a relatively new Intel or AMD processor.
>
> * Other tests known to fail on some architectures are
> malloc/tst-malloc-usable and nptl/tst-cleanupx4.
>
> I have already removed the text about tst-protected1{a,b}.
>
> I have not seen any of these in a long time. Should I remove them?
>
>    -- Bruce



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