[lfs-support] Chapter 6.9 errors

spiky martynvidler at aol.com
Fri Jun 29 23:10:02 PDT 2012

On 30/06/12 01:07, Eleanore Boyd wrote:
> On 6/29/2012 6:46 PM, Ken Moffat wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 11:12:22PM +0100, spiky wrote:
>>> The host is there beta of next release, 32bit , kernel 3.2.0-26-generic-pae
>>> I installed the 3.5rc4 in previous chapter 6.7
>>> I was in 2 minds weather to carry on, or rebuild an earlier kernel ( if
>>> thats a possible fault) Or rebuild with Debain host using 3.5rc4 kernel
>>    I think you should carry on.  A few people seem to get perfect
>> results in the toolchain tests for years on end, the rest of us
>> often get a few minor failures from time to time.  This error almost
>> certainly does not matter.
>>    I've been thinking about suggesting that we change the language in
>> the book re toolchain tests, but haven't got a round tuit. It was
>> valid and useful when we started running the tests, but I think it
>> is a little too 'black and white' for the variety of results we've
>> seen over the years - and anyway, the tests can only attempt to check
>> known failure cases and may themselves be buggy.
> *snip*
>> ĸen
> While I myself have simply been able to skip all of the test suites and
> still forge on, checking the book's language for any updates needed
> would be a good idea. I have always failed the check test with glibc,
> and it's more of a waste of my time to rebuild and rerun than it is to
> simply build, install and configure the little bugger.
> Now if the kernel would simply cooperate with me and build properly, I'd
> be much happier with said kernel.
> Elly
> PS - don't try to help with my kernel issues. It simply hates building
> on some VMs, while at other times I can't get it configured to my tastes
> properly.
Thks for advice I,m going to continue with build, If this was to cause 
any problems later When would I expect to see any? I,m am also going to 
build using debain live cd to see if different results appear.

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