tcl84 port upgrade fails in test

Greg Rivers gcr+freebsd-ports at
Mon Jul 3 01:47:46 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2 Jul 2006, Kevin Oberman wrote:

> I have been unable to update tcl8.4 on my laptop running -current. I
> have one other system running -current, but it installed the upgrade
> correctly. It compiles without error, but if fails in the tests.
> All of the errors were socket connection failure and included http,
> httpold, io, and socket. he test seemed to hang after socket 7.4.
> The network is operating fine on this system, so I have no idea what the
> problem might be.
> Has anyone else seen this?

Yes, on a number of machines running -STABLE.  I've gotten the port to 
finish installing by sending SIGTERM to each test process that blocks. 
You'll get an error like "Test file error: child killed: software 
termination signal", but it goes ahead and installs.

Greg Rivers

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