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Re: Running contrib/ from the buildbots

On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 3:36 PM, Joern Rennecke
<> wrote:
> On 19 November 2013 18:20, Diego Novillo <> wrote:
>> Right, because you're using 4.8.  These warnings disappear when using
>> trunk and/or do not actually break the build.  I suppose this is too
>> much for the buildbot then?  It won't have a recent trunk around, so
>> perhaps restricting it to the targets that actually build with 4.8 is
>> the way to go.
> No, that will likely get you the empty set.
> The most repeatable results are obtained by using the source tree under test
> to bootstrap a native compiler on the host first.  If you use one massive host
> to run all of, that extra preparation generally doesn't make
> all that much difference (unless you happen to have a host with # of cores
> similar to # of test targets).
> If you run these tests on a host that also occaisonally does native bootstrap
> tests, you could extend that script to specify a --prefix and install
> the compiler
> if it's good.

Even when using the same compiler you just built, there are targets
that do not build cleanly with -Werror. I proposed cleaning them up.
Steven suggested that we take them out of Either works
with me.


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