[Slackbuilds-users] perl-gtk2 fails at make test

Petar Petrov ppetrov at mail.student.oulu.fi
Thu Mar 22 09:47:19 UTC 2012

Quoting David Spencer <baildon.research at googlemail.com>:

> Well I have built perl-gtk2 on multiple systems with 13.37, 13.1 and
> various current, both i486 and x86_64 -- and I try very hard not to
> have a dirty build system, and would rather pluck out my eyes than use
> the closed source nvidia driver ;-) -- and there are usually some
> tests that fail.  Well, actually I can't remember even *once* that the
> tests succeeded.  Despite failures, the built packages have always
> worked acceptably.  So I just delete 'make test'.  At a guess, there
> are race conditions in some tests, and/or they tickle various bugs in
> various versions of various xorg drivers on various hardware, etc etc
> Just disable the tests and be happy :D
> -D.
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> Just disable the tests and be happy :D

that's what i did... but since i submitted a SlackBuild that depends  
on perl-gtk2 (clamtk) I just wanted to point it out. I did not write  
about this earlier as i had perl-gtk2 already installed when making  
this SLackBuild and had just forgotten about it...


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