r9314 - in trunk/BOOK: chapter01 chapter06

bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jun 26 20:43:05 PDT 2010


Author: bdubbs
Date: 2010-06-26 21:43:05 -0600 (Sat, 26 Jun 2010)
New Revision: 9314

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/chapter06/glibc.xml
Log:
Updated explanation of glibc timeout errors

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2010-06-27 03:23:30 UTC (rev 9313)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter01/changelog.xml	2010-06-27 03:43:05 UTC (rev 9314)
@@ -40,6 +40,12 @@
       <para>2010-06-27</para>
       <itemizedlist>
          <listitem>
+           <para>[bdubbs] - Updated explanation of glibc timeout 
+           errors and added TIMEOUTFACTOR as a possible solution.
+           Fixes
+           <ulink url="&lfs-ticket-root;2683">#2683</ulink>.</para>
+         </listitem>
+         <listitem>
            <para>[bdubbs] - Update installed programs lists.
            Thanks to Chris Staub for the patch.  Fixes
            <ulink url="&lfs-ticket-root;2678">#2678</ulink>.</para>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter06/glibc.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter06/glibc.xml	2010-06-27 03:23:30 UTC (rev 9313)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter06/glibc.xml	2010-06-27 03:43:05 UTC (rev 9314)
@@ -183,7 +183,10 @@
       </listitem>
       <listitem>
         <para>When running on older and slower hardware or on systems under
-        load, some tests can fail because of test timeouts being exceeded.</para>
+        load, some tests can fail because of test timeouts being exceeded.
+        Modifying the make check command to set a TIMEOUTFACTOR is reported help
+        eliminate these errors (e.g. <command>TIMEOUTFACTOR=16
+        make -k check</command>).</para>
       </listitem>
     </itemizedlist>
 




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