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bug#8017: [Fink-beginners] posixtm failure [was: bug#8017: Error compili
bug#8017: [Fink-beginners] posixtm failure [was: bug#8017: Error compiling coreutils]
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 15:22:13 -0500
Sorry, I forgot to tell you that my OS is 10.6.6, 64-bit.
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Alexander Hansen <
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> On 2/11/11 1:19 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> > On 02/11/2011 09:53 AM, Toni Venters wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> The update for coreutils doesn't seem to want to compile. It appears to
> >> failing one of the tests that it runs. I've copied some of the print
> >> below.
> > Thanks for the report.
> > First, coreutils _did_ compile, it's just the test that failed. You can
> > probably install it anyways.
> Incorrect, as far as Fink goes. We generate binary packages for
> installation, and we don't provide for resumption of the package build
> One could in principle install the package by hand from the build
> directory, or try to perform the steps that Fink does manually, but it's
> probably easier just not to force the testsuite.
> >> FAIL: test-posixtm (exit: 1)
> >> ============================
> >> 000001010000.00 mismatch (-: actual; +:expected)
> >> --62167132800
> >> +-62167219200
> >> 000012312359.59 return value mismatch: got 0, expected 1
> > This particular test comes from gnulib, so I've added bug-gnulib in case
> > someone there has better ideas on how to troubleshoot if it is a
> > weakness in the test or a bug in fink's implementation of posixtm() that
> > gnulib should be working around.
> Builds are on Mac OS X, by the way.
> As far as I can tell, the only occurrence of posixtm in Fink is in the
> coreutils tarball, and we don't patch lib/posixtm.h or lib/posixtm.c in
> the build process, so I don't see how it could be our implementation.
> The failure occurs for me when building on OS 10.6.4 (Intel), 64-bit
> (I'm not sure what Toni has). The test passes on 10.5/32-bit and
> 10.6/32-bit for me with the same package description--32 bit and 64 bit
> use identical procedures.
> - --
> Alexander Hansen, Ph.D.
> Fink User Liaison
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