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Re: Bug#977779: geary FTBFS on mipsel: test suite failure

On Mon, Dec 21, 2020 at 11:30:14PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > I see that the build eventually succeeded:
> > 
> >    https://buildd.debian.org/status/logs.php?pkg=geary&ver=3.38.1-1&arch=mipsel
> > 
> > The webkit2gtk build is flaky itself in mipsel, we discussed this
> > already in the past (#962616), I wonder if this is the same root
> > problem?
> This is the same problem.
> Note that the build is not and never was flaky, it does 100%
> determinisitically fail on Loongson buildds and succeed on Octeon
> buildds.
> Jiaxun Yang discovered this weekend that CeilingOnPageSize is wrong
> for Loongson which has 16 kB pagesize and this matches when the
> problems started in 2.28.1, but unfortunately fixing this does not
> seem to fix all problems.

But this a bug in the CPU, right? Do I understand correctly that the
package can fail depending on what CPU it is run on regardless of how
it was built?

I'm trying to understand what we can do in WebKit in order to fix or
work around this.


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