[-CURRENT tinderbox] failure on sparc64/sparc64

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at xcllnt.net
Tue Jul 15 12:05:07 PDT 2003

On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 09:00:17PM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> Marcel Moolenaar <marcel at xcllnt.net> writes:
> > It needs to be analyzed because cross-builds should not fail. Do
> > we have a machine problem? What exactly is dumping core? Is it
> > gzip or some binary started immediately after it? If it's gzip,
> > is there a relation with the recent compiler warning about strncmp?
> It's not a machine problem if it only happens to the sparc64 build -
> the same machine runs all the other -CURRENT tinderboxen except
> powerpc.

It does not only happen to sparc64. I've seen it fail for all but
i386 and pc98, I think.

> There doesn't seem to be anything wrong with the sources
> either.

I tend to agree.

> There's not much more I can say about it until I see the full
> log from the next run; the last one broke at a different point.

The first question is: what process is dumping core. I think
you'll find that with dmesg(8).

 Marcel Moolenaar	  USPA: A-39004		 marcel at xcllnt.net

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