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Re: [CFARM] Script for automatic checking of patches
On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 07:15:08AM +0200, Zdenek Dvorak wrote:
> > I'm still quite annoyed by the fact that when new fails are inserted
> > in trunk, there is no way to filter out these new fails from the fails
> > due to the tested patch. One possible solution is to schedule every
> > now and then a bootstrap of a pristine tree to reset the set of
> > passing tests, but this can be done outside the tester.
> what we do in our tester is that we build gcc twice (once without the
> patch, once with) and compare the results. It doubles the time of the
> testing, but the results are more reliable than with the scheme you
But if you test N patches against the same revision, the time will be
N+1, which is a lot for N=1 but not bad at N=10. The compile farm is fast
enough that you can do so before GCC changes a lot.
Rask Ingemann Lambertsen