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James E Keenan via RT
Date:
August 24, 2019 04:19
Subject:
[perl #134376] NetBSD: multiple test failures with '-Duselongdouble'
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rt-4.0.24-10468-1566620343-1542.134376-15-0@perl.org
On Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:17:32 GMT, jkeenan@pobox.com wrote:
> If you never test for something, you'll never know where some failures 
> may lie.  Once you start testing, you may be chagrined at all the 
> failures you encounter.
> 
> That's what we're learning as we test more varied configurations on more 
> platforms in our smoke testing runs.
> 
> When we build perl with '-Duselongdouble' on NetBSD, perl builds but we 
> get failures in five files in the test suite.  See these smoke testing 
> reports submitted by Carlos Guevara for blead at commit 74cd64c71 (Aug 
> 18 2019).
> 
> netbsd-7.2 g++-4.8.5 http://perl5.test-smoke.org/report/93327
> netbsd-7.2 gcc-4.8.5 http://perl5.test-smoke.org/report/93353
> netbsd-8.1 g++-5.5.0 http://perl5.test-smoke.org/report/93352
> netbsd-8.1 gcc-5.5.0 http://perl5.test-smoke.org/report/93329
> 
> Test failures:
> ~~ ../cpan/ExtUtils-MakeMaker/t/03-xsstatic.t .................. FAILED 
> 5 Non-zero exit status: 6
> ~~ ../cpan/ExtUtils-MakeMaker/t/basic.t ........................ FAILED 
> 22-28 Non-zero exit status: 7
> ~~ ../ext/POSIX/t/math.t ....................................... FAILED 
> Non-zero exit status: 1 No plan found in TAP output
> ~~ ../t/op/sprintf2.t .......................................... FAILED 1459
> ~~ ../cpan/ExtUtils-MakeMaker/t/02-xsdynamic.t ................. FAILED 
> 5 71 Non-zero exit status: 12
> 
> AFAICT these are among the first smoke test runs done on NetBSD with 
> -Duselongdouble in the configuration.  So there's no evidence (yet) that 
> this is a regression from a more idyllic state in the past.
> 
> Note that these failures do not include cpan/Scalar-List-Utils/t/uniq.t, 
> where the commit that generated a failure on multiple platforms has been 
> reverted. (https://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=134358)
> 
> Note that these failures also do not reflect the clang++ problems with 
> -Duselongdouble discussed in 
> https://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=134371 and 
> https://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=134375.  Neither clang nor 
> clang++ is being used in any of these NetBSD smoke test rigs.
> 
> If there's anyone with NetBSD experience (or even mere access) who can 
> take a look at these, that would be appreciated.
> 
> Thank you very much.
> Jim Keenan
> 
> perl perl perl

I have installed a NetBSD-8.0 VM and have built perl blead with -Duselongdouble.  I am getting the same test failures Carlos is seeing in his smoke-test reports.  See attachments.

-- 
James E Keenan (jkeenan@cpan.org)

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