is 'make check' supposed to work on ~master ?

Noel Grandin noel at
Thu Dec 13 02:00:05 PST 2012

On 2012-12-13 11:53, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> On 12/13/2012 10:37 AM, Noel Grandin wrote:
>> On 2012-12-13 11:35, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
>>> In general, the online update mechanism spawns threads that it doesn't
>>> properly join again before exit, which is a notorious problem with
>>> tests (that often run quickly enough to terminate soffice.bin while
>>> the online update check is still in progress),
>> Is it not possible to pass in a parameter disabling the
>> online-update-check? That should make the tests happier.
> I have the faint memory that we indeed somehow disabled it at least 
> for some of the tests in the past, but can't find any relevant code. 
> (There's apparently no such command-line parameter for soffice, and 
> the code at extensions/source/update/check/updatecheckjob.cxx also 
> does not check any environment variable or similar.)

Sounds like something I could log as a MediumHack?


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