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bug#23537: timeout test gets false-positive for duration of -1.189731495
bug#23537: timeout test gets false-positive for duration of -1.189731495357231765e+4932
Sun, 15 May 2016 08:51:58 -0700
tags 23537 notabug
On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 8:06 AM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 4:21 AM, Pádraig Brady <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Has up to date centos6 the bug?
>> I didn't see it with glibc-2.12-1.166.el6_7.7.x86_64
> Yes. I am surprised that you don't see it and I do:
> $ rpm -q glibc
> $ src/timeout 0.1 sleep 1.189731495357231765e+4932; echo $?
Pádraig guessed (correctly) that I'd updated coreutils' gnulib to
include a temporarily buggy xstrdod
(811b09243ca01827469827bf0973728a8619d249), but not yet past the fix
from a day or so later.
So this was all a false alert.