Hi, (please also CC the reporter when you reply to Debian bugs, as BTS doesn't subscribe reporters by default.) Alle sabato 17 marzo 2012, Nicholas Bamber ha scritto: > The good news is that the patch in itself worked and allowed the > build. Thanks. > The bad news is that the tests failed. > > Using suites: main,sys_vars,binlog,federated,rpl,innodb,perfschema > Collecting tests... > - adding combinations for binlog > - adding combinations for rpl > vardir: /home/periapt/mysql-5.5-5.5.20/builddir/mysql-test/var > Removing old var directory... > Creating var directory > '/home/periapt/mysql-5.5-5.5.20/builddir/mysql-test/var'... > mysql-test-run: *** ERROR: Socket path '/tmp/wXM23NFbaV' too long, it > would be truncated and thus not possible to use for connection to > MySQL Server. Set a shorter with --tmpdir=<path> option > [..] > The crucial error is from inside the eval: > Bad arg length for Socket::unpack_sockaddr_un, length is 3, should be > 110 at /usr/lib/perl/5.14/Socket.pm line 278. The real problem boils down to the fact that getsockname() does not fill the socket path for UNIX sockets, like the one used for the test. I reported this issue to bug-hurd, upstream's Hurd development mailing list, and apparently it is not easy to fix.  http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2011-12/msg00000.html -- Pino Toscano
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