hang in gettext tests

Ken Moffat ken at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Nov 20 02:06:47 PST 2008


On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 12:02:03AM +0100, Gilles Espinasse wrote:
> 
> ----- 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
> 
 An interesting suggestion.  For the moment, I'm not planning on
another build.  I'll try to remember to check this - normally, I've
got plenty of entropy.

ĸen
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