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Re: toolchain/57075 (nbctfmerge looped)

The following reply was made to PR toolchain/57075; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Luke Mewburn <>
To: Andreas Gustafsson <>
Cc: Luke Mewburn <>,
Subject: Re: toolchain/57075 (nbctfmerge looped)
Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 02:53:18 +1000

 On 23-05-25 19:46, Andreas Gustafsson wrote:
   | Luke Mewburn wrote:
   | >   |  > Have you seen this recently?
   | >   |  
   | >   |  I don't recall seeing it happen again.  But even if the bug was fixed
   | >   |  by the referenced commit, it could still happen on the TNF testbeds
   | >   |  since it affects the nbctfmerge tool, which is linked with the host
   | >   |  libpthread and therefore may still have the bug even if the system
   | >   |  being built doesn't.
   | > 
   | > Whether or not this specific bug is fixed, as a matter of GNATS
   | > convention, do we hold up closing a bug after a fix because there might
   | > be a system with the old code still deployed?  This is a bit rhetorical,
   | > because we can't use that as our convention because we'd never close
   | > bugs!
   | My intended meaning was not "the bug cannot be closed because the
   | testbeds are still affected", but rather "since my experience is with
   | testbeds that are not running -current, I'm afraid the question of
   | whether or not I have seen the problem recently is not actually
   | relevant to determining whether or not the bug has been fixed".
 Fair enough!
 And I didn't intend to minimise the issue by any means.

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