OSX Test Failures

Matthew Pickering matthewtpickering at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 14:34:10 UTC 2016

The last time I did a full validate was about two weeks ago, I saw the
same failures as you described on the ticket.

I will report the issues from now.


On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 3:04 PM, Ben Gamari <ben at well-typed.com> wrote:
> Matthew Pickering <matthewtpickering at gmail.com> writes:
>> Occasionally a do a full validate on OSX, there are usually some tests
>> which fail but not on other systems. I usually don't report these
>> failures as there are always some and they are usually do to do with
>> parts of the compiler I don't know anything about.
>> However, on https://phabricator.haskell.org/D2485 Richard (Fung) and
>> Ben were discussing these failures which I have also seen so it seems
>> I would have wasted less time if I had reported these somewhere.
>> What is the expectation for OSX? Should the test suite be entirely
>> clean? Should I create issues when some of the tests get broken?
> Indeed it should always build. Really OS X is Tier 1 platform and as
> such should have a build bot. I'm trying to get Futurice's OS X machine
> setup as a Harbormaster node but technology has a way of fighting back.
> Regardless, it would be quite helpful if you could file a bug
> documenting these. By the way, do you recall when you started seeing
> these failures?
> Cheers,
> - Ben

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