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RE: Compress-Zlib 1.42 tests fail on both blead and maint

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From:
Jan Dubois
Date:
May 30, 2007 17:58
Subject:
RE: Compress-Zlib 1.42 tests fail on both blead and maint
Message ID:
077501c7a31e$c93664c0$5ba32e40$@com
On Wed, 30 May 2007, Paul Marquess wrote:
> From: Jan Dubois [mailto:jand@activestate.com]
> 
> > I know Compress-ZLib 1.42 is out-of-date, but at least on
> > maint it should continue to build and test as before.
> >
> > I get the following failure with both blead and maint, with
> > and without using threads, both 32 and 64-bit (only tested on
> > Linux so far).  The test failures don't happen with 5.8.8.
> >
> > Andreas, could you do a BBC check against Compress-Zlib-1.42?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > -Jan
> >
> >
> > ~/Compress-Zlib-1.42> make test
> > PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /home/jand/blead/bin/perl "-MExtUtils::Command::MM" "-e"
> > "test_harness(0, 'blib/lib', 'blib/arch')" t/*.t
> > t/01version.....ok
> > t/02zlib........FAILED tests 35-37, 43-45, 51-53, 60, 62, 64
> >         Failed 12/239 tests, 94.98% okay
> > t/03examples....FAILED test 6
> >         Failed 1/16 tests, 93.75% okay
> > t/04encoding....ok
> > t/05gzsetp......ok
> > t/06gzdopen.....ok
> 
> The failures are all related to gzreadline (which lives in Zlib.xs)

It is all due to change 26510:

  http://public.activestate.com/cgi-bin/perlbrowse/p/26510

Looks like this was already discussed 3 months ago:

  http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2007/02/msg121477.html

Still makes me feel uneasy to have this change in MAINT.

Cheers,
-Jan


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