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

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at
Thu Dec 13 02:20:05 PST 2012

On 12/13/2012 11:00 AM, Noel Grandin wrote:
> 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?

Preferred hack would of course be to fix that online update code, but it 
looks like an opaque disaster at least to me...


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