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Bug 1083434 - m4 ppc64le test failed (test-isnanl-nolibm)
Summary: m4 ppc64le test failed (test-isnanl-nolibm)
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: m4
Version: rawhide
Hardware: ppc64le
OS: Linux
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Vitezslav Crhonek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks: F-ExcludeArch-ppc64le, PPC64LETracker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2014-04-02 09:08 UTC by Menanteau Guy
Modified: 2014-04-10 13:11 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: m4-1.4.17-4.fc21
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2014-04-10 13:11:57 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
gnulib ppc64le patch (deleted)
2014-04-02 09:08 UTC, Menanteau Guy
no flags Details

Description Menanteau Guy 2014-04-02 09:08:51 UTC
Created attachment 881683 [details]
gnulib ppc64le patch

Description of problem:
tests failed during build (make check) of m4 in ppc64le arch

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
m4-1.4.17-3.fc21.ppc64le

How reproducible:
rpmbuild --target ppc64le

Actual results:
../build-aux/test-driver: line 107: 24571 Aborted                 "$@" > $log_file 2>&1
FAIL: test-isnanl-nolibm

Additional info:
floating-point test cases do not work correctly with the PowerPC long double ("double double")format.  These tests "accidentally" succeeded anyway in the big-endian variant, but are now actually failing in little-endian mode.

A patch to fix the tests for ppc64le has been submitted to upstream
to the bug-gnulib mailing list.
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2013-12/msg00107.html

note that this bug affects packages like gnulib, including coreutils, findutils, grep, and libunistring.

Comment 1 Vitezslav Crhonek 2014-04-10 13:11:57 UTC
Thanks for the bug report and patch, should be fixed in m4-1.4.17-4.fc21.


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