[Ltrace-devel] current make check failures

Olaf Hering olh at suse.de
Thu Oct 12 18:34:04 UTC 2006

On Wed, Oct 11, Steve Fink wrote:

> On 9/25/06, Olaf Hering <olh at suse.de> wrote:
> >
> >I have added the results of current svn, r68.
> >I had to revert r54 'rejig testcase grepping'
> Maybe I'm misreading things, but from the logs that you sent out, it appears
> that your test runs are showing that the tests are crashing out because of
> bad shell syntax -- but the test harness misinterprets those results as
> PASSes.
> If I am correct, then your reversion of r54 is just covering up a large
> number of completely bogus tests. r54 also added one attempt at detecting
> bad test syntax (rather than interpreting it as a passing test), although I
> don't think it would have caught this case.

You are right.
Example: testsuite/ltrace.main/parameters.exp expects value 42 for
func_intptr_ret. But instead it gets 0 on ppc64.

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