[gnutls-devel] gnutls 3.4.10 testsuite error on amd64 (SSSE3 cipher tests failed)

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Wed Mar 16 10:02:24 CET 2016

On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 7:44 PM, Andreas Metzler <ametzler at bebt.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> ./test-hash-large failed on one of Debian's autobuilders (AMD Opteron
> 23xx):
> (sid_amd64-dchroot)ametzler at barriere:~/GNUTLS/gnutls28-3.4.10/tests/slow$ ./test-hash-large --verbose --debug  7777
> Illegal instruction
> SSSE3 cipher tests failed

Thanks. It seems that the CPU has no SSSE3 and the test overrides the
cpuid to force SSSE3 usage. I'm wondering whether it is better to
change the test to detect cpu capabilities via /proc/cpuinfo, or
remove the ability to override a CPU flag if the CPU doesn't support


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