Re: Packages which do not compile
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 12:35:20PM -0700, Alex Perry wrote:
> I am still unable to compile a GCC, either 3.3 or 3.4, which passes the
> built in tests of the compiler.
> Those tests aren't run by debian rules to build the package, so the fact
> that we're all able to build
> the compiler suite has nothing to do with whether those compilers would
> pass the test suite.
Actually, they get run, and it even has a report of them. See
I did take a look at them once but I didn't really investigate
it. It something about spawn not working. I think the problem
is more in the script doing the tests than gcc itself.
>From the 3.4 build for gcc it says:
=== gcc Summary ===
# of expected passes 731
# of unexpected failures 17981
# of unexpected successes 43
# of expected failures 15
# of unresolved testcases 5349
# of untested testcases 322
# of unsupported tests 300