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Bug 1252074 - ocaml-biniou test_biniou fails on ppc64/ppc64le
Summary: ocaml-biniou test_biniou fails on ppc64/ppc64le
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ocaml-biniou
Version: 22
Hardware: ppc64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard W.M. Jones
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 1255135
Blocks: PPCTracker F-ExcludeArch-ppc64le, PPC64LETracker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-08-10 16:13 UTC by Rafael Fonseca
Modified: 2016-07-19 17:27 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-07-19 17:27:36 UTC

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Description Rafael Fonseca 2015-08-10 16:13:54 UTC
Description of problem: test_biniou fails on ppc64 and ppc64le.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 1.0.9

How reproducible: run 'make test' on a ppc64 or ppc64le guest.

Actual results: test fails with

Executing(%check): /bin/sh -e /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.StWRl9
+ umask 022
+ cd /builddir/build/BUILD
+ cd biniou-1.0.9
+ make test
ocamlfind ocamlopt -g -o test_biniou -dtypes -g \
	-package "easy-format unix" -linkpkg \
Fatal error: exception File "", line 264, characters 4-10: Assertion failed
Makefile:24: recipe for target 'test' failed
make: *** [test] Error 2

Additional info: issue reported upstream

Comment 1 Rafael Fonseca 2015-08-18 22:31:04 UTC
It looks like the problem is actually in the ocaml compiler for PPC. The bug was reported upstream [1].


Comment 2 Richard W.M. Jones 2015-08-20 13:58:19 UTC
The resolution for this is going to involve switching Fedora over
to use the new (nearly-)upstream combined ppc code generator
(  That's something for
next week however.

Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 17:27:36 UTC
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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