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Re: [BUGS] Test suite fails on alpha architecture

On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 12:52:34PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> =?ISO-8859-1?Q?=22Jos=E9_Luis_Rivero_=28yoswink=29=22?= <yoswink@gentoo.org> writes:
> > Since Debian is having some problems with its alpha development machine, 
> > the Gentoo/Alpha port is happy to offer some help with this problem.

> > We can provide with shell account access (or even a chroot) in our 
> > development machine (AlphaServer ES40) for debugging this PostgreSQL 
> > bug. If it only happens on Debian, I could create a debian chroot for 
> > testing.

> I'm guessing that it's specific to Alpha (and maybe glibc) but not any
> particular Linux distro.

It may be specific to particular versions of glibc and the kernel.  At least
one of the test regressions is actually due to the bug described in
<http://lists.debian.org/debian-alpha/2007/10/msg00014.html>; I haven't dug
into the rest of the failures further at this point.

But if it can be reproduced on other distros as well, all the better.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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