[Box Backup] ./runtest.pl common debug fails
Wed, 16 Nov 2005 12:28:51 +0000
Ben, thanks for this quick reply.
Ben Summers wrote:
>> common: FAILED: 1 tests failed
>> Is this expected? Where should I start looking?
> This line
>> FAILURE: Condition [block != b2] failed at testcommon.cpp(181)
> tells you what happened. In fact, this is harmless, it's a check to see
> that realloc reallocated a block, which on your platform it didn't. The
> test hopes the block was reallocated so it can check the debug leak
> checking is working.
> You omitted to tell us anything about your platform, which is not
> particularly helpful when asking about bugs in cross-platform software.
Sorry about that. This was run on a linux fedora core 2 box runing under
kernel 2.6.6-1.435, perl 5.8.3-18, zlib-184.108.40.206-2.1, openssl-0.9.7f-3,
g++ (GCC) 3.3.3 20040412 (Red Hat Linux 3.3.3-7).
> However, from your test results it looks like you're good to go on
> whatever OS you're using.
Thanks Ben. I guess I was just not expecting any test to fail on a
redhat fc2 with relatively recent kernel. On what system would this test
not fail? Or in other words what is it, that my FC2 doesn't handle as
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