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

John Smith lbalbalba at
Thu Dec 13 02:05:17 PST 2012

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 10:35 AM, Stephan Bergmann <sbergman at> wrote:
> On 12/12/2012 06:36 PM, John Smith wrote:
>> Im trying to run 'make check' at toplevel on ~master. It fails for me
>> at this point (soffice.bin crashes) :
>> make
>> /usr/local/src/libreoffice/workdir/
> Is that crash reproducible for you?  The backtrace doesn't give much of a
> clue to why it fails, so if it is reproducible running under Valgrind might
> help.
> 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), so I recommend to configure with
> --disable-online-update (which is the implicit default on Linux anyway,
> though).  But the backtrace here doesn't look like it is caused by that
> problem anyway.
It's pretty much reproducable for me: I re-tried make a few times. Ill
retry with ./configure --disable-online-update && make build && make
check, and see if it still fails.

- John Smith

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