[ntp:bugs] [Bug 3601] Tests fail to link on platforms with ntp_cv_gc_sections_runs=no (for example ia64)

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Mon Sep 23 05:26:54 UTC 2019


Juergen Perlinger <perlinger at ntp.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |READY
                 CC|                            |perlinger at ntp.org
         AssignedTo|stenn at ntp.org               |perlinger at ntp.org
     Ever Confirmed|0                           |1
              Flags|                            |blocking4.2.8+

--- Comment #1 from Juergen Perlinger <perlinger at ntp.org> 2019-09-23 05:26:54 UTC ---
Interestingly enough, the test cases that fail to build have already been
identified to be problematic. Unfortunately the decision to build them or not
was/is made on the host type...

I added code to the config files to make sure these tests are definitely
disabled when ntp_cv_gc_sections_runs=no.

Providing just dummy/stub/mock symbols to the linker might or might not lead to
crashes later on -- it seems better to disable the 3 tests for now.

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