Deltas between FreeBSD and NetBSD and POSIX conformance (was "[Bug 194828] [test] lib.libc.sys.getcontext_test.setcontext_link fails on amd64, not i386")

Garrett Cooper yaneurabeya at
Fri Nov 14 17:35:01 UTC 2014

On Nov 14, 2014, at 2:28, Justin Cormack <justin at> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 7:35 AM,  <bugzilla-noreply at> wrote:
>> --- Comment #12 from Garrett Cooper,425-314-3911 <ngie at> ---
>> In a perfect world I would like for everything to be consistent between FreeBSD
>> and NetBSD, but that's not the way it should be, and that's a silly ideal to
>> hope for :).
> NetBSD dev here... I would rather that tests actually test behaviour
> as defined in standards, especially for eg libc tests, and indeed I
> have bunch of stuff to add more tests on standards compliance.  So if
> stuff is testing implementation internals it should go away, and if
> NetBSDs behaviour is incorrect please file an issue, or if the test
> setup is not eg standards compliant please file an issue

Hi Justin!
	Thanks for the input. I’ve filed a few bugs up on the NetBSD PR tracker (look for "Garrett Cooper” as the originator). Most of the bugs I’ve filed/will file have to deal with header compile issues (FreeBSD is more pedantic about headers and less likely to pollute in the header namespace it seems than NetBSD is). However, I’ve filed a few bugs for other issues too, e.g. , , , .
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