Re: Please unblock testing migration of postgresql-7.4
Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> Martin Pitt wrote:
> > Hi Thiemo!
> > Thiemo Seufer [2006-07-16 21:42 +0100]:
> > > > FWIW, I tried a build with today's unstable on mips, after enabling
> > > > the server packages again. There was one failure in the testsuite:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ...
> > > > test geometry ... ok
> > > > test horology ... failed (ignored)
> > That's normal in 7.4, there is little I can do about it. It was fixed
> > in 8.0, and it's nothing to worry about.
> > > > The resulting sever packages installed fine, no obvious failure
> > > > (but OTOH I don't know what a serious test would be).
> > Merely passing the test suite is fine, so far it has failed right when
> > trying to start postmaster.
> > > In addition, I built with gcc-4.1. Since some (mostly FFI related) ABI
> > > bugs were fixed between 3.3 and 4.0, this can explain the difference.
> > >
> > > I recommend to try a build without any mips/mipsel specific workarounds
> > > (the horology failure appears to be normal, it happens also on other
> > > architectures).
> > Thank you for trying this out. However, I'm sceptical: postgresql-8.1
> > still gives the same error when built with gcc-4.1:
> > http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.php?&pkg=postgresql-8.1&ver=8.1.4-4&arch=mips&stamp=1152713470&file=log&as=raw
> > http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.php?&pkg=postgresql-8.1&ver=8.1.4-4&arch=mipsel&stamp=1152713545&file=log&as=raw
> > So maybe the buildds run some different package versions.
> I did a rebuild on unstable/mips, no failures, packages install fine,
> postmaster process runs. So the failure might be related to the buildd
It seems to be kernel related, a build on a 2.6.12 64bit kernel shows