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Re: GCC Make Check
Re: GCC Make Check
Fri, 10 May 2002 18:04:08 +0200
On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 08:55:47AM -0700, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 05:42:19PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > > I remember you mentioning on IRC that `make check' for gcc won't
> > > work on the Hurd. Was that a stdio-related problem, or other?
> > If it is what I have in mind, it is a not having ulimit that works
> > correctly type of problem (eg test trying to allocate infinite
> > amount of memory)
> Hrmm. Is that a problem only when running as root, or does it even
> exist as a user?
It effects any process. We can't control the RAM resource of a task or user
right now. This test is really harmful (and it was discussed on the list,
but with the wrong conclusion it seems :) It should be switched off on our
platform or so.
> > crashing problem? what crashing problem? someone just needs to reboot it!
> Sure - But they need to reboot it because it crashed, right? =)
Well, that is now a broader problem :) It's nothing specific to that
> > Do you think it is worth to work on a CVS module for turtle?
> Yes. If you have time for the task, great, if not I was hoping to
> solicit volunteers after writing a spec for it. There seem to be a
> few bored people hanging out on #hurd who might be willing to take
> this on.
It shouldn't be hard to do at all, but I have other things to do, too, so if
there are people motivated to do it differently or write the turtle
module, I certainly wouldn't mind.
> If you don't have time, I was going to look at Tinderbox, but I've
> heard it particularily nasty to setup.
> > BTW, Jeroen might be interested in monitoring the build logs etc.
> That would be cool. But I'll let him volunteer before I give him
> work. ;)
Sure, it is just that I discussed the need for this with him just yesterday,
so it crossed my mind :)
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