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Re: dropping bup from s390

retitle 664185 bup: Maps large amounts of memory, FTBFS on s390

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 04:53:58PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 03:15:14PM +0100, Jon Dowland wrote:
> > My package 'bup' has not made it to testing due to FTBFS on s390: #664185
> The test suite allocates too much memory. Nothing mythical about it.
> _Why_ it does this it up to you to find out.

The test tries to mmap a file with the size of slightly above 1GiB.

In bup.bloom:
| create(): expected = 268435456
| create(): bits = 30
| create(): size = 1073741824
| ! tbloom.py:38   4 == 4

> This is unfortunate. However for fundamental bugs (yes, using mmap to
> map large files is a fundamental bug), this is no solution.

And waiting for 5 month is also no solution.


The heart is not a logical organ.
		-- Dr. Janet Wallace, "The Deadly Years", stardate 3479.4

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