Re: perl 5.6 test errors on powerpc
Daniel Jacobowitz, in an immanent manifestation of deity, wrote:
>> reran the tests by hand afterwards, I got passes. This is under
>> 2.4.0-test11, building powerpc-linux-thread-multi perl.
>> lib/dirhand..........FAILED at test 3
>> lib/glob-basic.......FAILED at test 2
>> lib/io_dir...........FAILED at test 3
>> I have neither csh nor tcsh installed, though I doubt that's relevant; all
>> the build deps are satisfied.
Not anymore. Perl 5.6 now uses an internal glob (as well as an internal
sprintf, scanf, and quicksort. 5.7 will feature it's own stdio...)
>> I'm going to upload anyway, I think, since the main perl testsuite passed
>Also interesting to note is that the tests pass under 2.2.17pre6.
Ah, here's the problem. I've heard other reports of problems with 2.4
kernels under i386...
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