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sr #110492: Some tests failed on Mac OS X Catalina, please see the logfile.

Submitter:  Johan Olsson <c2johan>
Submitted:  Sun 16 May 2021 02:19:16 AM UTC
Priority:  * 5 - Unprioritized Severity:  3 - Normal
Status:  Not Autoconf Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Closed
Operating System:  Mac OS
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Fri 08 Dec 2023 05:50:42 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Concurring with Bruno; the failures in the logfile are due to the known bugs in 1.4.6.  Autoconf 2.72 will reject this version out of hand.


Zack Weinberg <zackw>
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Sun 18 Jul 2021 08:35:45 AM UTC, comment #1: 

/usr/local/bin/m4 --version
GNU M4 1.4.6
Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

The README file says: "You should install GNU M4 (version 1.4.6 or later is required; 1.4.14 or later is recommended)"

Please try with a more recent GNU m4 version.

Bruno Haible <haible>
Sun 16 May 2021 02:19:16 AM UTC, original submission:  


Some tests failed please see the logfile (attachment).

My system:
Mac mini
Operating system: Mac OS X Catalina 10.15.7

Some key points from the log file:
  configure:2532: checking build system type
  | configure:2547: result: x86_64-apple-darwin19.6.0
  | configure:2567: checking host system type
  | configure:2581: result: x86_64-apple-darwin19.6.0
  | configure:2608: autobuild project... GNU Autoconf
  | configure:2614: autobuild revision... 2.71
  | configure:2619: autobuild hostname... Mac-mini.local
  | configure:2630: autobuild timestamp... 20210418T021356Z
  | configure:2657: checking for a shell whose -n mode is known to work
  | configure:2689: result: /usr/local/bin/bash

System report:
  Model name: Mac mini
  Model identifier: Macmini6,2
  Processor name: Quad-Core Intel Core i7
  Processor speed: 2,3 GHz
  Number of processors: 1
  Number of kernels: 4
  L2-cache (on each kernel): 256 K
  L3-cache: 6 MB
  Multi thread: Active (Posix)
  Memory: 4 GB
  Boot ROM-version:
  SMC-version (system): 2.8f1
  Serial number (system): C07MF0LSDWYM
  Machine-UUID: AA863529-EE3C-59EF-8AA3-B140793392F5

If you want more info / have questions please reply to my e-mail.

Sincerly Johan Olsson

Johan Olsson <c2johan>


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file #51439:  testsuite.log added by c2johan (101KiB - application/octet-stream)


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