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

From: Tim Rühsen
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Failed self tests on CubieTruck with Linaro 14.04
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:08:09 +0100
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On 21.03.19 01:59, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> 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
> problem.
> 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
> install).

If someone has the time to move the https tests from perl (tests/) to
python (testenv/)... highly appreciated.

A work-around is to disable ipv6 while running the tests (e.g. with
sysctl -w net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=1) and enable again thereafter.

Regards, Tim

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