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Re: zsh 5.0.5-dev-2 / Occassional hangs on Test/A05execution.ztst

On Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:08:41 -0700
Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Aug 13, 2014 10:51 AM, "Axel Beckert" <abe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > I had one local build (Linux 3.15, amd64/x86_64) which stopped at
> > Test/A05execution.ztst but didn't investigate further. I pressed
> > Ctrl-C, started it again and it built fine the second time.
> >
> >
> >
> https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=zsh&arch=kfreebsd-amd64&ver=5.0.5-dev-2-1&stamp=1407936338
> That's an interesting one because it's testing for the shell hanging - but
> the test itself is supposed to time out and kill the stuck shell, which is
> also not happening.  This makes me wonder if both problems are related to
> the automated build system, i.e., the test is assuming something about the
> execution environment that isn't true when running as an automated job.

Those tests make quite nasty timing assumptions.  I'd definitely be
inclined to suspect the test rather than the shell.


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