prob w/dtrace.t test #16188
Created by firstname.lastname@example.org
In running the tests after building perl -- test 'dtrace.t failed.
Running it manually, I get:
Ishtar:perl/perl-5.26.0/t> sudo perl run/dtrace.t
On Sun, 08 Oct 2017 03:03:28 GMT, LAWalsh wrote:
Are you sure that you actually have 'dtrace' available on that machine? (I am told that 'strace' is much more common on linux that 'dtrace'.)
Thank you very much.
strace is likely to be on every linux development machine: it's the system call tracer.
The output I included from the dtrace program uses "dtrace" 3 times.
FWIW -- they are for completely different purposes.
'dtrace' gathers information comming back from "systemtap" probe points.
FYI -- dtrace's help:
I'm guessing maybe the test tests output coming from a different
On Sun, Oct 08, 2017 at 02:19:45AM -0700, Linda Walsh via RT wrote:
The tests should probably be skipped or replaced with systemtap
Systemtap's dtrace emulation only supports the binary build steps, not
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