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Re: QMTest Update
- From: Loren James Rittle <rittle at latour dot rsch dot comm dot mot dot com>
- To: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Cc: mark at codesourcery dot com
- Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 04:52:01 -0500 (CDT)
- Subject: Re: QMTest Update
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: rittle at labs dot mot dot com
In article <email@example.com>,
Mark Mitchell<firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Thank you for trying out QMTest last week.
Mark, I was happy to do so. Thank you for being able to decode my
sketchy bug report.
> You reported some problems with multithreaded operation which puzzled
> me at first -- but then I found a system that behaved as you described.
> There were some unportable constructs in the GCC test classes. [...]
I can confirm that you have fixed the problem for my environment.
There is a minor (unrelated?) nit remaining. I manually killed one
test run under -j2 after it ran for an hour. It "properly" failed
under -j1. This produced the obvious change in the final report:
< 14 ( 0%) tests unexpected FAIL
> 1 ( 0%) tests unexpected ERROR
> 13 ( 0%) tests unexpected FAIL
< gpp.old-deja.jason.template26 : FAIL , expected PASS
< Executable received fatal signal 139.
> gpp.old-deja.jason.template26 : ERROR , expected PASS
> An exception occurred.
It might also be nice if the output recorded in gpp.qmr was stable
across -j settings and the presence or lack of --seed. Alternatively,
there might already be XML tools that could process said output into a
comparable sequence. Of course, the only reason I even want that
property is so I may continue to use standard UNIX text tools where
XML-based tools are perhaps available.