[ntp:hackers] make check thrashing: looks like test_recv_packet in test-ntp_signd
stenn at ntp.org
Sat Dec 12 00:39:57 UTC 2015
Hal Murray writes:
> I'm trying to run make check on a Raspberry Pi. It's only got 512 megabytes
> of memory.
> If I run test-ntp_signd by hand, it prints
> and then seems to hang.
Some of the tests for ntp_signd are ... difficult to do properly. The
current test code is an initial attempt at some of these and needs
These tests should all complete quickly - if a test is taking a long
time that's probably a bug.
The current codebase enables all tests, because we want to run them and
There are rare situations where one does not want to run tests that have
problems - in that case there is a configure flag that will disable
those tests, and sntp/m4/ntp_problemtests.m4 is where this list is
As always, patches welcome.
Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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