Unreliability of the build system

Geoffrey Mainland mainland at apeiron.net
Mon Jun 24 14:23:46 CEST 2013

On 06/24/2013 01:03 PM, Jan Stolarek wrote:
>> The same tests consistently fail for me.
> Even if you run them separately with 'make TEST=failingTest'?
>> I only get the errors when running the testsuite with BINDIST=YES, as
>> expected.
> I'm running validation without BINDIST=YES at the moment, will run the
second validation later.

I believe validate uses the binary distribution unless you specify
--fast, e.g., when you specify no arguments to validate.

> Where do you put BINDIST=YES setting?
> Jan

One recipe for reliable failure:

cd testsuite && make TEST=T1372 BINDIST=YES


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