Ch6, glibc "make test" error. Increase timeout?

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Tue Jun 10 17:24:31 PDT 2003



> On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 12:17:51AM +0200, Vidar Hoel wrote:
>
> (Yes, this is a reply to myself :-))
>
> > But when I came to glibc in chapter 6, I did a "make test" However,
on
> > this new box I get an error:
> >
> > <-cut->
> > GCONV_PATH=/root/glibc-build/iconvdata LC_ALL=C
> > /root/glibc-build/elf/ld-linux.so.2 --library-path
> >
/root/glibc-build:/root/glibc-build/math:/root/glibc-build/elf:/root/gli
bc-build/dlfcn:/root/glibc-build/nss:/root/glibc-bu
> >
ild/nis:/root/glibc-build/rt:/root/glibc-build/resolv:/root/glibc-build/
crypt:/root/glibc-build/linuxthreads
> > /root/glibc-build/io/test-lfs  > /root/glibc-build/io/test-lfs.out
> > Timed out: the child process got signal Real-time signal 5
> > make[2]: *** [/root/glibc-build/io/test-lfs.out] Error 1
> > make[2]: Leaving directory `/root/glibc-2.3.2/io'
> > make[1]: *** [io/tests] Error 2
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/glibc-2.3.2'
> > make: *** [check] Error 2
> > <-cut->
> >
> > Yes, I have read the mailinglist, and here are the threads:
> >
http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-dev/2003/05/0108.html
> >
http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-dev/2003/04/0308.html
> >
> > So, I am not the only one with this problem. The first time I ran it
> > build and ran glibc-test in parallell, and got signal 21. This time
> > ran it uni, and got the signal 5.
> > I guess it is my harddrive or CPU that is too slow, so I need to
> > increase a timeout? But where?
>
> After a while I suddenly got the bright idea to step out of
glibc-build
> and enter glibc-2.3.2 to search for the timeout :-) I found it in
> io/test-lfs.c and increased from 20 to 120, and then I had to go back
to
> glibc-build/io/ and manually delete test-lfs and test-lfs.o (a "make
> tests-clean" didn't do it).
>
> And now the "make check" did run without any problems!
>
> But this should be mentioned in the book or the FAQ..
>

Chances are it will be, when the new build method is finalized.  Keep in
mind that CVS is development, and not always 100% accurate.

-J-

>
> Regards,
>
> Vidar Hoel - vhoel99 at grm.hia.no
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