[klibc] [PATCH 0/1] Porting klibc to arm64

Neil Williams codehelp at debian.org
Wed Oct 9 04:14:14 PDT 2013

On Wed, 9 Oct 2013 10:44:27 +0000 (UTC)
Thorsten Glaser <tg at mirbsd.de> wrote:

> Anil Singhar dixit:
> >Manual testing as provided within the package has been done with all
> >tests passing. This includes the units tests available under
> >usr/klibc/tests, usr/utils, usr/dash and usr/gzip. For dash and
> >gzip, only sanity testing has been done.
> It’s *massively* recommended to try to build mksh against klibc
> then run mksh’s testsuite, since it’s proven, time and time again,
> to be a decent toolchain exercise.

I gave Anil that advice when he started working from my original code
base. He has run those tests.

> Hi Neil, 
> Thanks for your response. I prepared the mksh test and ran them.
> There were 5 failures (out of the 436 tests) as follows.

root at genericarmv8:~/anilss/AArch64/mksh# ./mksh test.sh -p $PWD/mksh

The only failure which did not have an (ignored) tag was:

FAIL ./check.t:glob-bad-2
                Check that symbolic links aren't stat()'d
        unexpected stdout - first difference: line 2, char 2 (wanted
'i', got '*' wanted:

Apologies that the full log wasn't attached - Anil, could you attach
that, please?

Also, the patch for my original changes seems to have been too large
for the mailing list.
debian branch at:


Neil Williams

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