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Re: testsuite problems
- From: Andrew Cagney <ac131313 at cygnus dot com>
- To: Richard dot Earnshaw at arm dot com
- Cc: gdb at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2002 11:47:30 -0500
- Subject: Re: testsuite problems
- References: <200202081628.QAA04564@cam-mail2.cambridge.arm.com>
> I'm currently seeing the following when running the testsuite.
> Running /nfs/sun18/work/rearnsha/gnusrc/src/gdb/src/gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/
> corefile.exp ...
> failed to get controlling terminal using TIOCSCTTYparent: sync byte write:
> broken pipe
> However, it only occurs if I'm running the whole suite. If I just run
> corefile.exp it completes ok.
> I seem to remember something like this once before (on another testsuite);
> IIRC it occurs when a connection to a child isn't shut down cleanly after
> a test (normally because the test failed in some way); the controlling pty
> isn't released cleanly and we then eventually run out of ptys. Could this
> be the problem here? -- certainly I'm seeing rather a large number of
> failures at the moment, since I'm in the middle of trying to raise the ARM
> code to multi-arch 1.
I don't know, could well be. I've seen the message on FreeBSD and
NetBSD systems and never been able to track it down - re-running the
testsuite made it disappear :-(