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H . Merijn Brand
December 27, 2001 05:15
Bus error in Configure @ 13899
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Though it is reported that this test may crash, I hope it might be possible to
catch this error in order not to distress the unsuspecting user.

HP-UX 11.00

Configuration: -Dusedevel -Uuseperlio 
Make distclean ...
Copy ...
Configure ...===== PROCURA Policy for hpux ========================
5.0072 <=> 5.006001
./Configure[13526]: 3618 Bus error(coredump)

Make headers ...
Make ...
 Tests start here:
PERLIO = stdio
EOF on right took over 3 seconds at ../ext/Socket/socketpair.t line 72.
All tests successful.
u=1.43  s=0.69  cu=115.66  cs=11.44  scripts=525  tests=38412

OK, archive results ...
PERLIO = perlio
EOF on right took over 3 seconds at ../ext/Socket/socketpair.t line 72.
All tests successful.
u=1.35  s=0.59  cu=120.63  cs=11.37  scripts=525  tests=38412

Running -de snippet:
Checking to see whether you can access character data unalignedly...
(Testing for character data alignment may crash the test.  That's okay.)
Configure[13526]: 277 Bus error(coredump)
It seems that you must access character data in an aligned manner.
ualarm() found.

H.Merijn Brand        Amsterdam Perl Mongers (
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