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Test failure of ../lib/ExUtils/t/Constant.t in perl 5.8.0 under IRIX 6.5.20m (IP35 processor)

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I just compiled (but did not install) perl 5.8.0 on an SGI Origin 300
server (IP35) running IRIX 6.5.20m.

Make test reported one test error, which I narrowed down to
.../lib/ExUtils/t/Constant.t using harness. I ran the test separately,
and got the following detailed error report:

.../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant....ok 6/51Confused test output: test 6
answered after
test 44
.../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant....ok 7/51Confused test output: test 7
answered after
test 45
.../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant....ok 8/51Confused test output: test 8
answered after
test 46
.../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant....ok 9/51Confused test output: test 9
answered after
test 47
.../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant....ok 10/51Confused test output: test 10
answered aft
er test 48
.../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant....ok 11/51Confused test output: test 11
answered aft
er test 49
.../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant....ok 12/51Confused test output: test 12
answered aft
er test 50
.../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant....FAILED tests 5-44
Failed 40/51 tests, 21.57% okay
Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail Failed List of
Failed
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
.../lib/ExtUtils/t/Constant.t 51 40 78.43% 5-44
Failed 1/1 test scripts, 0.00% okay. 40/51 subtests failed, 21.57%
okay.

How will this affect the running of perl? How do I go about finding
and fixing the error?

Thanks in advance
Andrea Segovia
Systems Admin & Operations
Informatics Branch, DFO
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Jul 19 '05 #1
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