lfs-6.5 Chapter 6.33 automake

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 09:33:10 PDT 2009

Stephan Jansen wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Stephan Jansen wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I've got some little problem regarding "make check" in chapter 6.33 
>>> "automake" where the aclocal5-test failed. Configure and compiling went 
>>> well.
>>> Some Information about the system
>>> Host System: Debian 2.6.26-2-686
>>> Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
>>> Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz
>>> 4 GB RAM
>>> I'm a little insecured if it will be save to ignore this and to 
>>> continue. It would be disagreeable to run into trouble after the fourth 
>>> beginning from ground up. If someone is able to help and there is need 
>>> for more information please tell me.
>>> Thank you
>> I have a failure of acloca22.test
>> 1 of 667 tests failed
>> (62 tests were not run)
>> I didn't investigate the reason.
>> See:
>> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/lfs-dev/2009-August/063141.html

> Thank you for reply,
> I read the link but I have to concede to me this as a little confusing 
> and difficult to understand. Did you succeed in building up a running 
> system in spite of that errors? I haven't had any test failures until yet 
> excepted chap. 6.15-gcc where also unexpected failures were predicted by 
> the book.

The referenced email was made slightly before LFS-6.5 was released.  The bottom 
line is that you should be able to ignore the error in a new install.  A lot of 
time the tests are for corner conditions that will not show up in practice.

   -- Bruce

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