[Xapian-devel] Build problems

James Aylett james-xapian at tartarus.org
Mon Feb 12 17:13:20 GMT 2007

On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 05:06:31PM +0000, Olly Betts wrote:

> The idea is that we don't automatically clean up the indexed versions of
> files which are only read by tests (in order to help speed up the
> testsuite) but this is sometimes problematic as you've just found.
> Perhaps we should nuke the cached databases when a test fails.  Or
> scrap this caching - perhaps it isn't such a time penalty as we
> originally assumed.  Worth timing at least.

Nuking on failure might work.

> > Now I'm getting failures with the remotetcp backend, because the test
> > suite is looking for "Listening...", but this is going to stderr,
> > which is being sent to /dev/null by the testsuite (again).
> The "Listening..." goes to stdout, not stderr.

Umm. Then it isn't working properly :-/

Oh... it doesn't cope with a heavily loaded machine? So it isn't
waiting long enough for the listening message. It's working for me
now, and we were under heavy load earlier...


  James Aylett                                                  xapian.org
  james at tartarus.org                               uncertaintydivision.org

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