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Re: Test 1061 flaky when run without valgrind

From: Fabian Keil via curl-library <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 18:39:33 +0100

Fabian Keil via curl-library <> wrote on 2021-01-09:

> Fabian Keil via curl-library <> wrote on 2021-01-08:
> > using a curl binary built from git master 060658f634, test 1061
> > works reliably for me when valgrind is being used but is flaky
> > without it:
> The problem seems to be that curl is ignoring the authentication
> request.

The attached patch seems to work around the problem.
Busy-looping probably isn't the right solution, though.

> > I haven't executed the tests in a while so I'm not sure
> > if this is a new issue.
> This does not appear to be a new issue. I tried a couple of
> past releases stopping in 2019 and the problem was present
> there as well. Finally with curl-7_65_0 the test hangs instead
> of failing.

I suspect the problem was introduced in 5113ad04240444 in 2017.

Received on 2021-01-10