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Re: [perl #25278] perl-5.8.3 test fails on slow low memory system

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Dave Mitchell
January 28, 2004 21:58
Re: [perl #25278] perl-5.8.3 test fails on slow low memory system
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On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 08:06:47PM -0000, Kurt Jaeger wrote:
> make test failes at one test, if this test runs on a very slow
> system with a small memory size (32 MB).
>   ext/Time/HiRes/t/HiRes................./ext/Time/HiRes/t/HiRes.t: Time's up!
> FAILED at test 12


    =item Timing problems

    Several tests in the test suite check timing functions, such as
    sleep(), and see if they return in a reasonable amount of time.
    If your system is quite busy and doesn't respond quickly enough,
    these tests might fail.  If possible, try running the tests again
    with the system under a lighter load.  These timing-sensitive
    and load-sensitive tests include F<t/op/alarm.t>,
    F<ext/Time/HiRes/HiRes.t>, F<lib/Benchmark.t>,
    F<lib/Memoize/t/expmod_t.t>, and F<lib/Memoize/t/speed.t>.

So in short I wouldn't worry about the failure.


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