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Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:09:34 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: Testing of musl

* Rich Felker <> [2019-10-16 07:44:49 -0400]:
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 09:17:24AM +0200, Miroslav Chabrecek wrote:
> > Hello Everyone,
> > 
> > I tried to run libc-tests (;a=summary)
> > on x86_64 architecture with musl library.
> > In results, there are many FAILED tests:
> > ~5 Compilation API errors
> > ~5. Runtime errors
> > ~ 182 Math precision errors

you should grep out the lines starting with X from the math errors
those are expected and harmless.

(most of the other math errors are also expected, but i havent
filtered them out yet for various reasons)

> malloc-brk-fail and possibly a few other similar tests fail on some
> systems but do not indicate a bug in musl; rather they indicate that
> the test has some issues with how it evaluates what it's trying to
> measure.

i'd say it's a linux kernel bug.

but since it's unlikely to be fixed i might need to find another
way to test out-of-memory conditions.

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