tst-getaddrinfo4 failure with glibc-2.18

Allin Cottrell cottrell@wfu.edu
Wed Aug 14 20:25:00 GMT 2013


On Wed, 14 Aug 2013, Allin Cottrell wrote:

> On Wed, 14 Aug 2013, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Allin Cottrell <cottrell@wfu.edu> wrote:
>>> I've just built glibc-2.18 on an i686 system with gcc-4.8.1. Under "make
>>> check" I'm getting a failure on tst-getaddrinfo4, and I'm wondering if
>>> that's anything to get excited about.
>>> 
>>> The file tst-getaddrinfo4.out reads as follows:
>>> 
>>> SUCCESS getaddrinfo(service=NULL, family=0, flags=0): Unknown error: 
>>> Success
>>> SUCCESS getaddrinfo(service=NULL, family=0, flags=32): Unknown error:
>>> Success
>>> SUCCESS getaddrinfo(service=NULL, family=2, flags=0): Unknown error: 
>>> Success
>>> SUCCESS getaddrinfo(service=NULL, family=10, flags=0): Unknown error:
>>> Success
>>> FAIL getaddrinfo(service=http, family=0, flags=0): Servname not supported
>>> for ai_socktype: Success
>>> FAIL getaddrinfo(service=http, family=0, flags=32): Servname not supported
>>> for ai_socktype: Success
>>> FAIL getaddrinfo(service=http, family=2, flags=0): Servname not supported
>>> for ai_socktype: Success
>>> FAIL getaddrinfo(service=http, family=10, flags=0): Servname not supported
>>> for ai_socktype: Success
>> 
>> Any failure is something to get excited about. An i686 build should
>> have no failures in the testsuite.
>> 
>> You'll have to dig into the test to see exactly what it expects and
>> what is failing.
>
> Can you suggest a place to start digging? I've tried googling the error 
> message + glibc [...]

Sorry, kinda silly question. I've started looking at the code for 
this test (a new one, I see) and trying to understand what it's 
doing.

Allin Cottrell



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