[diffoscope] Test failures without "tlsh" module

Fabian Keil fk at fabiankeil.de
Wed Jun 10 10:50:04 UTC 2020

Mattia Rizzolo <mattia at mapreri.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 11:57:21AM +0200, Fabian Keil wrote:
> > I submitted a diffoscope update to 146 for FreeBSD and it was pointed
> > out by Kubilay Kocak that there are lots of errors during make test:
> > https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=246773#c2
> > 
> > I could reproduce this and as noted by Kubilay, most of
> > them are caused by the no-tlsh-module warning which the
> > tests don't seem to expect.
> For these, could you please try the following diff?

Thanks a lot for the quick patch.

With it, the failed tests are down to 19:

> > Note that there are also "list index out of range" errors
> > which may be unrelated:
> These are more problematic, and might require some real debugging
> though…
> > Is the missing "tlsh" module really important enough to
> > show the warning every time diffoscope is executed?
> well, it might not be…
> It was changed more than a year ago, after somebody requested it…
> https://salsa.debian.org/reproducible-builds/diffoscope/commit/292895cad5c5304cb865f69e980e4edccca2cf0e
> But I can tell you that in my experience the lack of fuzzy matching does
> degrate the experience quite a lot.


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