[arch-general] coreutils fails "make check"

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Nov 18 04:40:48 EST 2011

On 18/11/11 14:47, Garry Roseman wrote:
> I tried to compile coreutils-8.14-1 from abs, with standard Arch CFLAGS. It
> fails the "make check" in one test, test-parse-datetime.
> I found a recent
> reference<http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/coreutils/2011-10/msg00099.html>to
> a patch needed to avoid false failures in this test caused by
> incorrect
> handling of DST. (I'm not on DST right now).
> Shouldn't the coreutils in abs be passing this test during the build? Is it
> safe to ignore the failure?

I'd say it is safe to ignore that failure.

BTW, it passed the testsuite fine when it was built for the Arch repos.


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