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Bug 789756 - x11-wm/ctwm-4.0.3 fails tests
Summary: x11-wm/ctwm-4.0.3 fails tests
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Jake Lilly
Depends on:
Blocks: 784059
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Reported: 2021-05-12 20:21 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2021-05-18 13:50 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

build.log (build.log,70.36 KB, text/plain)
2021-05-12 20:21 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo
LastTest.log (file_789756.txt,3.03 KB, text/plain)
2021-05-16 20:36 UTC, Sam James

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2021-05-12 20:21:19 UTC

Issue: x11-wm/ctwm-4.0.3 fails tests.
Discovered on: amd64 (internal ref: amd64_at)
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2021-05-12 20:21:20 UTC
Created attachment 707742 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2021-05-15 08:46:10 UTC
Not reproducible, this bug is useless without the LastTest.log.
Comment 3 Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2021-05-16 20:36:35 UTC
Created attachment 709197 [details]

Hit this on ppc.

2/4 Testing: cfgchk
2/4 Test: cfgchk
Command: "/bin/sh" "-c" "[ -z "$DISPLAY" ] && exit 99 ; /var/tmp/portage/x11-wm/ctwm-4.0.3/work/ctwm-4.0.3_build/ctwm --cfgchk -f /var/tmp/portage/x11-wm/ctwm-4.0.3/work/ctwm-4.0.3/system.ctwmrc"
Directory: /var/tmp/portage/x11-wm/ctwm-4.0.3/work/ctwm-4.0.3_build/tests
"cfgchk" start time: May 16 10:22 -00
XPM support disabled, ignoring image xpm:background8.xpm
Failed to get fontset -adobe-helvetica-bold-r-normal--*-120-*-*-*-*-*-*,*
/var/tmp/portage/x11-wm/ctwm-4.0.3/work/ctwm-4.0.3_build/ctwm:  unable to open fonts "-adobe-helvetica-bold-r-normal--*-120-*-*-*-*-*-*" or "-misc-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed--13-120-75-75-c-60-*"
<end of output>
Test time =   0.46 sec
Test Failed.
"cfgchk" end time: May 16 10:22 -00
"cfgchk" time elapsed: 00:00:00
Comment 4 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2021-05-16 20:38:35 UTC
Looks like

REQUIRED_USE="test? ( xpm )"

then, right?
Comment 5 Jake Lilly 2021-05-18 13:42:24 UTC
After some tinkering, I was able to reproduce this on amd64. I think it will fail to open the fontset depending on what locale is declared. For example, amd64 with LANG set to C.UTF8 will fail, but en_US.utf8 will pass. It seems, at the minimum, LC_CTYPE has to be configured to something other than C.

Perhaps I should look into disabling this check?
Comment 6 Joonas Niilola gentoo-dev 2021-05-18 13:50:45 UTC
Could you rather look/write a patch for it, or try to export it in the ebuild? Just do
  grep -r LC_CTYPE
in our repository to see examples for both ways.