Kaffe built statically on SunOS4.1.3_U1 - some questions

Godmar Back gback at cs.utah.edu
Mon Jan 4 14:28:02 PST 1999

> Joe Hartley <jh at brainiac.com> wrote:
> > Archie Cobbs <archie at whistle.com> wrote:
> > > Joe Hartley writes:
> > > > First, I get as far as the UDPTest when I run "gmake test", then everything
> > > > just seems to freeze.  Is there a known problem with this test under SunOS?
> > > 
> > > It may take a while if you have a broken DNS setup.. not more than
> > > a few minutes though.
> > 
> > My DNS is OK both forward and reverse.  (I'm my own ISP, so I have full
> > control over this :)  Since the UDPTest.java code simply seems to use
> >, this should go quickly.  I killed it last night after waiting
> > 10 minutes for something to happen.
> I just built the daily snapshot from yesterday successfully, and
> ran into a few problems, some of which might be known:
> The InternHog test failed:
> Failed at 24473: java.lang.NullPointerException
> java.lang.NullPointerException
>         at java/lang/String.intern(516)
>         at InternHog.main(9)
> The UncaughtException test filed (and caused kaffe to dump core):
> Success 1.
> Success 3.
> It's not ThreadDeath, and there's no exception handler.
>  This is something I cannot handle.

You should not get this message with yesterday's snapshot.
Make sure you're not accidentally mixing things up.

> And unfortunately, the UDPTest hangs in exactly the same way as in 1.0b3.
> It was just stopped for over an hour this time before I control-C'ed out
> of it.  I believe things are OK with the DNS setup on my Sun; an nslookup
> of returned the name localhost, and a ping of localhost tells me
> it's alive.

I don't think it's DNS.
I bet SIGIO isn't working properly somehow.
You could try to use --with-threads=internal (this will not pass the testsuite,
but may run your app).

	- Godmar

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