Changeset 0498d9ca


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Timestamp:
Aug 19, 2006, 2:37:19 PM (16 years ago)
Author:
Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop@…>
Children:
97c123bb
Parents:
d6d5866
Message:

Add details of where to look if glibc tests fail, and move posix/annexc out of the paragraph on math tests.

Location:
final-system
Files:
2 edited

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  • final-system/common/glibc.xml

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    105105
    106106    <para os="o">The Glibc test suite is highly dependent on certain functions of
    107     the host system, in particular the kernel. In general, the Glibc test
    108     suite is always expected to pass. However, in certain circumstances,
    109     some failures are unavoidable. This is a list of the most common
    110     issues:</para>
     107    the host system, in particular the kernel. The posix/annexc test normally fails
     108    and you should see <literal>Error 1 (ignored)</literal> in the output. Apart
     109    from this, the Glibc test suite is always expected to pass. However, in certain
     110    circumstances, some failures are unavoidable. If a test fails because of a missing
     111    program (or missing symbolic link), or a segfault, you will see an error code
     112    greater than 127 and the details will be in the log. More commonly, tests will
     113    fail with <literal>Error 2</literal> - for these, the contents of the corresponding
     114    <filename>.out</filename> file, e.g. <filename>posix/annexc.out</filename> may be
     115    informative. Here is a list of the most common issues:</para>
    111116
    112117    <itemizedlist os="p">
     
    114119        <para>The <emphasis>math</emphasis> tests, at least on i686, fail in
    115120        the <emphasis>test-double</emphasis> and <emphasis>test-idouble</emphasis>
    116         tests with gcc-&gcc-version;, the <command>grep</command> command will
    117         also report an expected (ignored) failure in <emphasis>posix/annexc
    118         </emphasis>. These two failures in the math tests appear to be harmless.
     121        tests with gcc-&gcc-version;
     122        . These two failures in the math tests appear to be harmless.
    119123        The math tests may also fail on systems where the CPU is not a relatively
    120124        new genuine Intel or authentic AMD. Certain optimization settings are
  • final-system/multilib/glibc-64bit.xml

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    106106    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='n'])"/>
    107107
    108     <para os="o">The Glibc test suite is highly dependent on certain functions of
    109     the host system, in particular the kernel. In general, the Glibc test
    110     suite is always expected to pass. However, in certain circumstances,
    111     some failures are unavoidable. This is a list of the most common
    112     issues:</para>
     108    <xi:include xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2003/XInclude"
     109    href="glibc.xml"
     110    xpointer="xpointer(//*[@os='o'])"/>
    113111
    114112    <itemizedlist os="p">
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