Bug#650080: hurd-specific perl test failures
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 01:04:15PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Dominic Hargreaves, le Sat 26 Nov 2011 11:52:39 +0000, a écrit :
> > perl isn't ready for release with hurd yet.
> Because 8, that is, 0.4% of the perl testsuite fails?? That seems
> exageration to me. The failures are often corner cases which don't
> actually have so much impact. Probably we can take the time to check
> whether that really is the case, just like we can probably take the time
> to fix all bugs in the world...
The reason for filing this tracking bug is because we don't want hurd to
become a release architecture with tests which haven't been investigated
in perl disabled (as per #648623). Sorry if I didn't make that clear.
I don't actually know how much of your above paragraph is sarcasm, but
I hope that you do think that we should investigate the failures.
I'm going to create more specific bugs per test failure in the perl
soon, and then those can be reassigned to hurd as needed where there
is functionality missing in hurd. When we have a good idea of what issues
are present, we can revisit the severity of this bug (of course, you are
free to downgrade this now if you prefer).
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