Re: Test failure in Ubuntu 22.04 and 22.10 (new test)

Subject: Re: Test failure in Ubuntu 22.04 and 22.10 (new test)

Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 07:42:38 -0300

To: Gianfranco Costamagna,


From: David Bremner

Gianfranco Costamagna <> writes:

> Hello, the test is now failing in Ubuntu 22.04 (last LTS), when run with parallel > 1
> (version 0.37)
> e.g. here you can see a build fail
> /<<PKGBUILDDIR>>/test/ line 904: ./test19: No such file or directory
> make[2]: *** read jobs pipe: Bad file descriptor.  Stop.
> make[2]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
> lto-wrapper: fatal error: make returned 2 exit status
> Running dh_auto_test with --no-parallel flag works as workaround, and using last gmame from Debian doesn't fix the issue
> (you can see in the above build log the version that is used Get:2 kinetic/main amd64 libgmime-3.0-0 amd64 3.2.13+dfsg-2 [177 kB] )
> Looks like all the tests using test_private_C function are failing, but I can't figure out where its the race-condition.

It's especially puzzling as make -j$(whatever) should not enable running
the test suite in parallel, only the presence of (GNU|moreutils)
parallel. So it's like something is cleaning up after the test suite too
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