Windows validate failures

Simon Peyton Jones simonpj at
Thu Dec 8 12:06:20 UTC 2016

I'm getting irreproducible validate failures on Windows.   Here's the output:

Unexpected failures:

   ghci/prog003/  prog003 [bad exit code] (ghci)

   plugins/     plugins07 [bad exit code] (normal)

   plugins/        T10420 [bad exit code] (normal)

   plugins/       T10294a [bad exit code] (normal)

   plugins/        T11244 [bad stderr] (normal)

Framework failures:

   plugins/  plugins07 [normal] (pre_cmd failed: 2)

   plugins/     T10420 [normal] (pre_cmd failed: 2)

   plugins/    T10294a [normal] (pre_cmd failed: 2)

   plugins/     T11244 [normal] (pre_cmd failed: 2)

   th/     TH_spliceE5 [ext-interp] ([Errno 17] File exists: '/c/Users/simonpj/AppData/Local/Temp/ghctest-zsi7djxa/test   spaces/./th/')

   th/  TH_reifyMkName [ext-interp] ([Errno 17] File exists: '/c/Users/simonpj/AppData/Local/Temp/ghctest-zsi7djxa/test   spaces/./th/')

   th/           T3395 [ext-interp] ([Errno 17] File exists: '/c/Users/simonpj/AppData/Local/Temp/ghctest-zsi7djxa/test   spaces/./th/')

   th/           T5508 [ext-interp] ([Errno 17] File exists: '/c/Users/simonpj/AppData/Local/Temp/ghctest-zsi7djxa/test   spaces/./th/')

   th/          T10828 [ext-interp] ([Errno 17] File exists: '/c/Users/simonpj/AppData/Local/Temp/ghctest-zsi7djxa/test   spaces/./th/')

I have no idea what the framework failures mean. But those plugin tests work ok when run one at a time

.../tests/plugins$ make TEST=T10420

PYTHON="python3" "python3" ../../driver/  -e ghc_compiler_always_flags="'-dcore-lint -dcmm-lint -no-user-package-db -rtsopts  -fno-warn-missed-specialisations -fshow-warning-groups -dno-debug-output'" -e config.compiler_debugged=False -e ghc_with_native_codegen=1 -e config.have_vanilla=True -e config.have_dynamic=False -e config.have_profiling=False -e ghc_with_threaded_rts=1 -e ghc_with_dynamic_rts=0 -e config.have_interp=True -e config.unregisterised=False -e config.ghc_dynamic_by_default=False -e config.ghc_dynamic=False -e ghc_with_smp=1 -e ghc_with_llvm=0 -e windows=True -e darwin=False -e config.in_tree_compiler=True -e config.cleanup=True -e config.local=True --rootdir=. --configfile=../../config/ghc -e 'config.confdir="../../config"' -e 'config.platform="x86_64-unknown-mingw32"' -e 'config.os="mingw32"' -e 'config.arch="x86_64"' -e 'config.wordsize="64"' -e 'config.timeout=int() or config.timeout' -e 'config.exeext=".exe"' -e '"/c/code/HEAD/testsuite"' --config 'compiler="/c/code/HEAD/inplace/bin/ghc-stage2.exe"' --config 'ghc_pkg="/c/code/HEAD/inplace/bin/ghc-pkg.exe"' --config 'haddock="/c/code/HEAD/inplace/bin/haddock.exe"' --config 'hp2ps="/c/code/HEAD/inplace/bin/hp2ps.exe"' --config 'hpc="/c/code/HEAD/inplace/bin/hpc.exe"' --config 'gs="gs"' --config 'timeout_prog="../../timeout/install-inplace/bin/timeout.exe"' -e "config.stage=2"  \

      --only=T10420 \






Timeout is 300

Found 1 .T files...

Beginning test run at Thu Dec  8 12:02:23 2016 GMTST

====> Scanning ./all.T

=====> T10420(normal) 1 of 1 [0, 0, 0]

cd "./" && $MAKE -s --no-print-directory -C rule-defining-plugin package.T10420 TOP=/c/code/HEAD/testsuite

cd "./" && $MAKE -s --no-print-directory T10420

SUMMARY for test run started at Thu Dec  8 12:02:23 2016 GMTST

0:00:13 spent to go through

       1 total tests, which gave rise to

       1 test cases, of which

       0 were skipped

       0 had missing libraries

       1 expected passes

       0 expected failures

       0 caused framework failures

       0 unexpected passes

       0 unexpected failures

       0 unexpected stat failures

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