Running Tests Fails with very Minor Fix

Jonathan Wakely
Sat Sep 30 23:23:00 GMT 2017

On 1 October 2017 at 00:11, nick <> wrote:
> On 2017-09-30 07:01 PM, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
>> On 30 September 2017 at 22:42, nick wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> I tried running the tests with:
>>> make bootstrap
>>> make -k check
>>> and it fails like this:
>>> make[5]: Entering directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/32/libatomic'
>>> make  all-recursive
>>> make[6]: Entering directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/32/libatomic'
>>> Making all in testsuite
>>> make[7]: Entering directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/32/libatomic/testsuite'
>>> make[7]: Nothing to be done for 'all'.
>>> make[7]: Leaving directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/32/libatomic/testsuite'
>>> make[7]: Entering directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/32/libatomic'
>>> true  DO=all multi-do # make
>>> make[7]: Leaving directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/32/libatomic'
>>> make[6]: Leaving directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/32/libatomic'
>>> make[5]: Leaving directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/32/libatomic'
>>> make[4]: Leaving directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/libatomic'
>>> make[3]: Leaving directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/libatomic'
>>> make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/libatomic'
>>> make[1]: Target 'check-target' not remade because of errors.
>>> make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/nick/gcc/obdjir'
>>> Makefile:2292: recipe for target 'do-check' failed
>>> make: *** [do-check] Error 2
>>> make: Target 'check' not remade because of errors.
>> This only says that Make failed because of some earlier error, which
>> you didn't show.
>>> I have no idea why but I added this very minor fix:
>>> error_at (EXPR_LOCATION (call_expr), "cannot tail-call: %s", _(reason));
>>> The only odd thing about this build is I am running it through ccache but I have no
>>> idea how that would cause issues. Thoughts?
>> There's no way we can say why this did or didn't fix an error that you
>> didn't show us.
> What info do you require. I am just showing you code changes as that's generally a question
> asked.

The error message that you didn't show.

Make doesn't just fail and say "recipe for target 'do-check' failed"
... it will fail because some other command failed, and you didn't
show that error. Look further back in the output of the make command.

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