[Pkg-tcltk-devel] Bug#793845: nsf: FTBFS on Linux due to test suite errors

Stefan Sobernig stefan.sobernig at wu.ac.at
Tue Jul 28 16:22:04 UTC 2015

>  > On the remaining Linux architectures, the http test times out, perhaps
>  > due to idiosyncracies of buildd network configuration:
>  > !!!::req1 (2): Connection refused by host 'localhost' port '8086'
>  > error flushing "sock949f8a8": socket is not connected!!!
>  > xocomm/test.001: incorrect result for 'Trying to load image
> logo-100.jpg ... ', expected:
>  > '1', got
>  > "0"
> Mmmh. I tested in my build environments in various configurations
> (amd64, i386). the connection tests suceed. How can I learn more about
> these buildd limitations you hinted at? Are certain ports locked down
> etc.? If I cannot ship around those limitations, what is the
> authoritative approach then: disable these network I/O tests?


says one should not rely on any network (interface) being available, so 
(conditionally) disabling those tests is the way to go?


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