False positive perl leftovers
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Wed Aug 6 18:07:20 EDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-08-06 at 14:42 -0700, Ade Lovett wrote:
> For the longest time, I've noticed a number of issues with false-
> positive leftovers relating to /usr/bin/perl and /usr/bin/perl5 being
> "missing" as part of the mtree check after a single package build.
> I'm not sure what the underlying cause is yet -- possibly some weird
> interaction between tinderbox's removal of packages, and the use.perl
> script that's part of the perl port.
> In the interests of my own sanity, I added the following as line 169
> of lib/buildscript:
> /bin/rm -f /usr/bin/perl /usr/bin/perl5 # XXX: ugly hack to fix
> false positives
> Wondering if this should be included in the actual code itself, rather
> than being a local hack -- I've reproduced it on a variety of
> hardware, package builds, architectures, and OS versions, so I'm
> pretty such it's not specific to me.
Yeah, I've seen this, too. I think it has to do with a failing port
leaving a dirty build environment. But this hack looks okay to me. I
don't think it will trigger any false negatives.
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