hang in gettext tests

Gilles Espinasse g.esp at free.fr
Wed Nov 19 15:02:03 PST 2008


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Moffat" <ken at linuxfromscratch.org>
To: "LFS Developers Mailinglist" <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 2:13 AM
Subject: Re: hang in gettext tests


...
> > -William
>  Maybe it's just my box, dunno.  I'm currently in my third fresh
> build of chapter 6, and the problem is spreading: m4 tests hung on
> test_rwlock (it's part of gnulib, so probably in other packages) but
> on a second attempt they wizzed through like they normally do.  Got
> to gettext, the first two attempts hung here, but the third is
> continuing.  Not a showstopper, but annoying.
>
I don't know why it would happen there but that's a low cost to check if
entropy pool is not totally or almost empty
cat /proc/sys/kernel/random/entropy_avail

Gilles




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