[Xapian-devel] Test errors on fresh installation
aaaagrawal at gmail.com
Thu Feb 27 16:00:12 GMT 2014
Thanks for the explicit and easy to follow instructions. This is
the backtrace <http://pastebin.com/QDzBJxZ2> that I am getting and the
source seems to be SWIG. Although highly unlikely(due to a recently solved
SWIG ticket), I would just like to confirm whether this error is being
replicated on other user's machines? Thanks.
Communication and Signal Processing,
On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:26 PM, Olly Betts <olly at survex.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 08:20:00PM +0530, Ankit Agrawal wrote:
> > I updated my local repo and built it again, but still getting the
> > error. I took a look at python3/test-suite.log file, but I could not
> > the source of test failure. Please find attached the log file with this
> > email. I am available on IRC(nick : ankit_agrawal) if that seems a
> > convenient medium for you to help me out with this issue. Thanks.
> Hmm, the log isn't very informative.
> I'd suggest running the tests under the debugger, so that you can find
> out where the segfault happens.
> To do that, change to the python3 directory and use the run-python-test
> script. We set PYTHON3 to run python3 under gdb (I'm assuming "python3"
> is your Python3 interpreter - if not, you may need to change that):
> cd xapian-bindings/python3
> PYTHON3='gdb --args python3' ./run-python-test smoketest.py
> You may need to install gdb (the GNU debugger) first - it'll probably be
> in a package called "gdb".
> You should get a "(gdb)" prompt - type "run" at that to actually run the
> program (it doesn't run right away to give you a chance to set
> breakpoints, watchpoints, etc, but we don't need to for this).
> When it segfaults, you should get back to the "(gdb)" prompt. Then
> "bt" should give you a backtrace showing where the crash happens (the
> lowest level functions come first, so are the most interesting).
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