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Re: [Bug-wget] Failed self tests on CubieTruck with Linaro 14.04

From: Jeffrey Walton
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Failed self tests on CubieTruck with Linaro 14.04
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:59:28 -0400

On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 9:29 AM Tim Rühsen <address@hidden> wrote:
> my guess: the perl daemon on your installation does not support IPv6.
> See also: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=887590

Yeah, that looks like that is it.

I can't find an updated image for the dev-board. I'm kind of stuck
with what I have.

At first blush, I thought to test Perl and disable self tests if IPv6
was not available. That seems to be a bit heavy handed since that
throws out the hundreds of other tests that work as expected.

Another option is to configure Wget with --disable-perl so the self
tests pass. That seems to cripple Wget when Wget is not really the

Might it be possible for Wget to determine if the IPv6 test can be
run, and only run the test if supported by Perl? (It is not a high
priority for me since I can explain the cause and move forward with an


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