[Bug general/23977] New: make check fails run-ar.sh in versions 0.173-0.175

knappr2 at earthlink dot net sourceware-bugzilla@sourceware.org
Tue Dec 11 18:59:00 GMT 2018


            Bug ID: 23977
           Summary: make check fails run-ar.sh in versions 0.173-0.175
           Product: elfutils
           Version: unspecified
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: general
          Assignee: unassigned at sourceware dot org
          Reporter: knappr2 at earthlink dot net
                CC: elfutils-devel at sourceware dot org
  Target Milestone: ---

I am building elfutils >= 0.173 with GCC 8.2.0 on a SLES 12.3 system, and I
encounter the following error in the make check step:

        FAIL: run-ar.sh
        Testsuite summary for elfutils 0.173
        # TOTAL: 196
        # PASS:  192
        # SKIP:  3
        # XFAIL: 0
        # FAIL:  1
        # XPASS: 0
        # ERROR: 0
        See tests/test-suite.log
        Please report to https://sourceware.org/bugzilla
        Makefile:2163: recipe for target 'test-suite.log' failed
        make[3]: *** [test-suite.log] Error 1
        Makefile:2269: recipe for target 'check-TESTS' failed
        make[2]: *** [check-TESTS] Error 2

tests/test-suite.log points to the following:
        Create a new ar file with the .o files.
        ar: creating test.ar
        <pathTo>/elfutils-0.173/src/ar: cannot represent ar_uid: No such file
or directory
        <pathTo>/elfutils-0.173/src/ar: cannot create new file: No such file or

FAIL run-ar.sh (exit status: 1)
        Makefile:3707: recipe for target 'check-am' failed
        make[1]: *** [check-am] Error 2

Makefile:485: recipe for target 'check-recursive' failed

All advice to resolve will be appreciated.

Best regards,


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