Re: Build failures blocking testing
On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 04:21:34PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> I think this should be escalated to GHC, they know their code better and
> maybe your analysis is enough to make them say „ah, right, that part of
> the code is fishy, try this patch“.
> (I guess I am overly optimistic.)
Well, they might at least be able to suggest ways to narrow it down.
> > * hxt-relaxng fails to build on mipsel  and s390 , with what
> > looks like an out-of-memory failure. There are no
> > reverse-dependencies; remove?
> I gave them back, just to confirm that this is reproducible (and hoping
> that another buildd can cope with it). If it does not work: Removing is
> the only option.
Still fails, so I've filed for removal.
> > * lens fails to build on kfreebsd-i386 ; I filed an upstream bug
> > . Should I just temporarily disable the tests on that
> > architecture along with hurd-i386 where it also fails, or perhaps
> > just disable that one test on all architectures since it's clearly
> > unreliable?
> Yes, removing the test is the easiest here.
As luck would have it, upstream fixed this just as I was working on it,
so I backported their patch.
> BTW, it fails on sparc due to -N missing:
> I guess we can simply disable the tests here as well.
lens.cabal had flags to control the test suites in question, so I turned
just those ones off on sparc.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]