[ovs-discuss] Subject: [openvswitch 2.7.1] testsuite: 7 8 767 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1900 1902 failed

Lance Richardson lrichard at redhat.com
Fri Jul 14 00:12:30 UTC 2017


> From: "Ben Pfaff" <blp at ovn.org>
> To: "Lance Richardson" <lrichard at redhat.com>
> Cc: developer at it-offshore.co.uk, bugs at openvswitch.org
> Sent: Thursday, 13 July, 2017 7:46:13 PM
> Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] Subject: [openvswitch 2.7.1] testsuite: 7 8 767 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1900 1902
> failed
> 
> On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 01:14:38PM -0400, Lance Richardson wrote:
> > > From: "Stuart Cardall" <developer at it-offshore.co.uk>
> > > To: bugs at openvswitch.org
> > > Sent: Saturday, 8 July, 2017 5:22:17 PM
> > > Subject: [ovs-discuss] Subject: [openvswitch 2.7.1] testsuite: 7 8 767
> > > 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1900 1902 failed
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > Attached is the test suite log for ovs 2.7.1 in Alpine Linux / musl c:
> > > 
> > > testsuite: 7 8 767 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1900 1902 failed
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Kind Regards,
> > > 
> > > Stuart Cardall.
> > > 
> > 
> > These will pass if GNU awk is used instead of busybox awk (apk add gawk).
> > 
> >    7: completion.at:343  vsctl-bashcomp - basic verification
> >    8: completion.at:425  vsctl-bashcomp - argument completion
> 
> That's interesting.  I thought I'd try to figure out the root of the
> problem, but I don't get failures in my usual environment if I replace
> "awk" by "busybox awk" and run these tests, so I wonder whether there's
> something else at play.
> 

I just tried that (s/awk/busybox awk/ in utilities/ovs-vsctl-bashcomp.bash)
and got failures in those tests with similar symptom (no completions given).

This was on F26, x86_64, with busybox-1.22.1-6.

Strange... no idea. I did find a nice wiki explaining some differences between
busybox awk and some other implementations:

    https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/Awk


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