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[perl #117999] cachepropagate test errors in 5.18.0 RC

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James E Keenan via RT
May 20, 2013 23:10
[perl #117999] cachepropagate test errors in 5.18.0 RC
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On Tue May 14 19:47:21 2013, wrote:
> Further notes: looks like this is being skipped already on AIX 6 due
> to one of
> the other skip reasons.
> TonyC posted in IRC with a patch that
> "resolves" the issue (by skipping it).  I'm wondering if the skip
> order should
> be changed so that AIX 6 and earlier get a more reasonable skip
> message ("not
> implemented" or something).
> So this can get a clean test on AIX7.  However, the underlying issue,
> whether
> perl or AIX (I'm leaning toward AIX) still probably should be
> resolved.  I'll
> have to try to put together a pure C example of this behaviour and see
> if I
> can get it to fail, thus eliminating perl, or not.  And, if I can,
> then to
> pass it over to AIX to see if there's a resolution (APAR) or not.
> Thanks,

It looks like Tony's patch made it into Perl 5.18.0.  I will add this
ticket to the list of Socket-related issues.

via perlbug:  queue: perl5 status: new

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