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Re: FTBFS: perl

On Sun, 9 Nov 2003, Jeff Bailey wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 03:49:20PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > Update: This does no longer happen with the new perl_5.8.2-1, but now
> > there are problems with threads, so I'm considering to ask the perl
> > maintainer to disable threads temporarily for GNU/Hurd. After all,
> > "ldd perl" on the perl_5.6.1-7 currently in ftp.debian.org does not
> > show any traces of being compiled with threads.
> Our pthreads tends to lock the machine solid while running the Perl
> testsuite.

Wonderful :-) So, until the Hurd is more robust in this respect we'll
better have a perl without threads than no perl at all.

Still, there are 19 tests which fail even when threads are disabled.
These are the build log and the patch I used to disable threads:


What to do with the tests which fail?
Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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