Re: Bug#648623: perl: test failures on hurd-i386
On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 10:20:22AM +0200, Niko Tyni wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 04:51:29PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Package: perl
> > Version: 5.14.2-2
> > Severity: normal
> > User: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Usertags: hurd
> > A few tests fail on hurd-i386:
> > Failed 9 tests out of 2029, 99.56% okay.
> > ../cpan/Sys-Syslog/t/syslog.t
> > ../cpan/Time-HiRes/t/HiRes.t
> > ../cpan/autodie/t/recv.t
> > ../dist/IO/t/io_pipe.t
> > ../dist/threads/t/libc.t
> > ../dist/threads/t/stack.t
> > ../ext/Socket/t/socketpair.t
> > io/pipe.t
> > op/sigdispatch.t
> > Could you mark them as TODO on GNU/Hurd?
> Has anybody looked at the issues behind these failures?
> I'd like to have a separate bug for each one, whether in hurd or perl,
> so that we could at least refer to them in the Debian patch that marks
> the tests as TODO.
> However, instead of patching the tests, I think I'd actually prefer just
> making debian/rules ignore test failures on GNU/Hurd so that the failures
> would stay visible in the build log. Possibly this should be accompanied
> by an RC bug on hurd so that the issues have to be resolved one way
> or another if it becomes a release architecture.
The effect of TODO in t/test.pl it to run the tests but not make them
fatal, I believe, so I don't think this holds?
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