[RFT] parallel testsuite patch for 4.3, need Ada tester

Laurent GUERBY laurent@guerby.net
Thu Dec 4 22:42:00 GMT 2008


On Thu, 2008-12-04 at 13:26 -0800, Janis Johnson wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-12-04 at 21:10 +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > Janis Johnson schrieb:
> > > On Thu, 2008-12-04 at 20:26 +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > >> Janis Johnson schrieb:
> > >>> I'd like to commit Jakub's parallel testsuite patch to the 4.3 branch.
> > >>> I've tested it on powerpc64-linux for all languages except Ada and would
> > >>> appreciate it if someone can test it with Ada.  That's the only part of
> > >>> the patch that needed adjustment, since files in gcc/ada moved somewhat.
> > >> I'm using this patch during the last weeks for distribution builds (*-linux)
> > >> without problems, just thought it would not be appropriate for the branch.
> > > 
> > > In the past I've often been asked to move testsuite improvements to
> > > release branches.  It's different from backporting patches to the
> > > compiler and libraries, more like backporting documentation fixes.
> > 
> > I'm all for applying this patch to the branch ;)
> 
> All I need is for someone to try my backport for Ada testing.

Tested c,ada with "make -k -j 8 check" on a 4 cores box (19 minutes)
and everything seemed to work fine including "test_summary"
sections on gnat and acats.

Laurent



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