Bug#430707: libio-multiplex-perl: FTBFS: tests (sometimes!) fail during build

gregor herrmann gregor+debian at comodo.priv.at
Fri Jun 29 18:29:31 UTC 2007

On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 10:48:23 -0500, Gunnar Wolf wrote:

> > Ok, some more tests:
> Ugh, funny :-/

Exactly ...
> > So the problem is -rc4 and -rc5 with/out the kernel parameter
> > "clocksource=pit" in combination with my laptop and X. Or something
> > else :-)
> > 
> > I guess we can close this bug as it's probably not
> > libio-multiplex-perl's fault.
> And the bug does not impact any official kernel versions. 


> However,
> please pull the kernel team's attention towards this bug, as we don't
> want it to break later on. 

Good idea but I'd like to wait for the release of the .22 kernel and
test it on my desktop again because this is not the only problem I
have with newer kernels in my laptop and they are all a little
strange. Cf.
http://bugs.debian.org/426738 and

> It still baffles me how something such as
> standard as IO::Multiplex (it's just wrapping IO::Select, right?)
> fails because of a (hopefully minor) kernel behavior change!

Well ...

Should we close the bug? Or tag it unreproducible? Or ...?

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