Re: FTBFS libidn 1.20 on ia64
On 3/1/11 3:21 PM, Simon Josefsson wrote:
Peter Chubb<firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
It is the second assertion that is failing, which suggests the program
was able to read data out of /dev/null on the build host.
This program works on ia64 -- it completes with no output, and exits
I think your program does basically the same thing as the self-test. So
the question is if it works in a build environment on the caballero
buildd. Maybe the build environment sets up a non-standard /dev/null?
I think that this must be the problem.
I know that in some cases build programs that are run as root will do a
rename-replace of their output file. If this output file happens to be
/dev/null and the program is running as root it succeeds and replaces
/dev/null with an actual file.
So I think it's very possible that a build environment has a messed-up
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