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Re: libtool-2.2.11a on AIX 5.3 current git master 2010-08-25 /status

From: Rainer Tammer
Subject: Re: libtool-2.2.11a on AIX 5.3 current git master 2010-08-25 /status
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 11:15:47 +0200
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 Hello Ralf,
after this patch all tests from the old test suite are OK.

The new test suite still shows some problems but its getting much better:

----------- snip --------------------------------------------
## ------------- ##
## Test results. ##
## ------------- ##

ERROR: 103 tests were run,
13 failed (3 expected failures).
17 tests were skipped.
## -------------------------- ##
## testsuite.log was created. ##
## -------------------------- ##

Please send `tests/testsuite.log' and all information you think might help:

   To: <address@hidden>
   Subject: [GNU Libtool 2.2.11a] testsuite: 42 54 73 76 77 84 100 101
102 112 failed

You may investigate any problem if you feel able to do so, in which
case the test suite provides a good starting point.  Its output may
be found below `tests/testsuite.dir'.
----------- snip --------------------------------------------

I have attached the whole log file.


On 20.09.2010 22:00, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> [ adding libtool-patches ]
> Hello Rainer, all,
> * Rainer Tammer wrote on Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 12:55:59PM CEST:
>> here is the result of the bisect. I had to slightly change your
>> suggested bisect script:
>> if grep 'FAIL: f[c7]*demo-exec' checklog; then
>> ->
>> if grep '^FAIL: ' checklog; then
>> Result:
>> 2fc264a8e2f7224627bb7c191a38a2dc9e7b5bcb is first bad commit
>> commit 2fc264a8e2f7224627bb7c191a38a2dc9e7b5bcb
>> Author: Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden>
>> Date:   Fri Aug 6 22:03:19 2010 +0200
>>     Fix AC_NO_EXECUTABLES test failure on AIX.
>>     * libltdl/m4/libtool.m4 (_LT_SYS_MODULE_PATH_AIX): Wrap link
>>     test in AC_CACHE_VAL, using cache variable $lt_cv_aix_libpath.
>>     * tests/ (AC_NO_EXECUTABLES): Preset it, to
>>     avoid link test.
>>     Bug report by Rainer Tammer.
> Thank You! for carrying this through until the end!  The timing is
> really at the last minute, before this becomes a regression in a
> released version.
> As far as I can see it, the semantic change of the above patch is that,
> before the patch, _LT_SYS_MODULE_PATH_AIX computed the libpath value for
> each compiler separately, while now it is done only once, by the C
> compiler, and that result reused for the others.  A quick test reveals
> that the different compilers add different directories to their path.
> Now, The Right Thing[tm] would probably be to somehow merge these paths
> intelligently, so that when we link C, C++, and Fortran code together,
> all directories are available.  However, at this point I'm *only*
> interested in avoiding *regressions* and still keeping the
> no-executables issue fixed.
> Thus, the attached patch uses, in addition to a global cache variable
> (that the user may specify), a set of per-language cache variables.
> (The trailing space in the tagvar name is because the CC tagvar has no
> _CC suffix, but should not overlap with the global name.)
> I'm running it on the AIX systems I have access to now.
> Rainer, can you please try it on your problematic system, too, ASAP?
> OK to commit?
> Thanks,
> Ralf

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