make check fails for popt-1.7-5
junk_mail at iol.ie
Mon Aug 22 07:23:39 PDT 2005
Recently, Somebody Somewhere wrote these words
> Is it safe to ignore the failure of the make check?
I would look at the files in the source dir. It is quite possible that
the checks rely on optional programs you have not got inatalled. I
failed a number of tests on glibc once but ran it down to some html
inadequacy on my host system. Glibc I would take a little more seriously
that popt anyhow.
If there are 43 tests, install it. If there are 200 tests, you had
better look again.
With best Regards,
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