On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 03:14:42PM -0600, Martin Furuhjelm wrote:
> I have just recently gone through the process of attempting to build and
> run xfstests based on the current sources from oss.sgi.com.
> Not having exactly the correct packages and kernel version creates
> problems. The build on FEDORA fails complaining about too many symlinks, I
> was successful on SUSE V 13 updated to kernel v3.15 and adding the
> following packages before attempting git and the build:
> git gcc libtool automake make gettext-tools libattr-devel libacl-devel
> libuuid-devel ncurses-devel quota indent libcap-progs btrfsprogs
> I then git and built xfsprogs followed by xfsdump and finally xfstests
> After adding the fsgqa group and user the appropriate definitions of
> TEST_DEV and SCRATCH_DEV the quick test (./check -g quick)
> runs with 5 errors on xfs and one error on ext4.
> If you just want xfstest to run - you may want to start with SUSE and the
> procedure above.
Perhaps it would be good to document that in the INSTALL file? Can
you write a patch to do that, please?