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Re: FreeBSD CI builds

From: James Fuller via curl-library <>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 17:16:48 +0100

fantastic news, J

On Sun, 10 Feb 2019 at 17:11, Dan Fandrich via curl-library
<> wrote:
> After some trial runs, I've enabled Cirrus with builds on FreeBSD 10.4, 11.2 and
> 12.0. They're pretty full-featured builds, too, but there are some caveats. I
> discovered that quite a few tests (22) fail on FreeBSD. I didn't look into the
> reasons why, but rather just disabled those in the CI system so we can start
> getting some FreeBSD coverage at all and use the working tests to avoid
> regression.
> The SSH server also isn't starting during the test runs due to some
> options used in its config file that are unsupported on the FreeBSD OpenSSH
> version. The DICT server also is failing on startup for some reason.
> If we have some FreeBSD hackers listening, it would be really useful to get to
> the bottom of these failures. If they're problems with curl then they could
> be affecting end users, but if they're only issues with the test suite, then we
> should fix them to make sure we don't encounter test regressions on FreeBSD in
> the future.
> >>> Dan
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