Icedtea6 results

John Burrell john_burrell at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 4 17:01:49 PST 2011




> To: blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> From: dj at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: Icedtea6 results
> Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 17:08:22 -0600
> 
> On 01/04/2011 12:20 PM, John Burrell wrote:
> 
> > I built Icedtea6-1.9 on a 32 bit system with lfs-SVN-20101118 with kernel
> > 2.6.36.1, so gcc is 4.5.1.
> > 
> > Xorg is version 7.5. All the components (proto, util, lib, app, font and
> > driver)
> > are all 7.5.3. Also installed gtk+-2.20.1, gnome-2.30.2 with
> > metacity-2.30.1.
> 
> Cool. Thanks for the quick reply. That narrows things down quite a bit,
> save for the base LFS version, has nearly same add-ons as the one those
> instructions were developed on.
> > 
> > I also have rpm installed and used it to load openoffice-3..2.1, so
> > there are 2 javas
> > installed - JDK-update 22 and the one from the openoffice rpm, but I
> > don't think
> > that should cause a problem - at least it hasn't up to now.
> > 
> > I think some of the failures were due to the unprivileged user but I
> > don't fancy running
> > the tests as root as it'll probably change my setup in an unpredictable
> > way.
> > I use Matthias
> > Benkmann's package user management system so none of my packages is
> > installed
> > as root.
> > 
> 
> Actually, the tests must be run by the user who started the xserver. If
> not, then pretty much everything that requires X will fail unless you've
> given the package user permissions to use the display (which I don't
> even have the slightest clue how to do now days). Were the tests run as
> the package user? We could possibly be looking at two separate issues
> with similar results.

Yes, the tests were run as the package user, so this probably explains a lot
of the failures. I was logged in as root at the time. I'll redo the compilation when
logged in as a different user and see what happens when I run the tests as that user.
> 
> -- DJ Lucas
> 
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