RFC: Monitoring old PRs, new dg directives

Marek Polacek polacek@redhat.com
Wed Aug 5 19:59:05 GMT 2020

On Tue, Aug 04, 2020 at 08:54:32PM -0400, Marek Polacek via Gcc-patches wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 04, 2020 at 03:33:23PM -0700, Mike Stump wrote:
> > A word of caution, if we produce core files, before you add tons of core file producing test cases, you'll want to submit a, ulimit -c 0 patch that can avoid the issue.  corefile writing is slow and consumes disk.  I can't recall at the moment if the current infrastructure will reliably avoid core files.
> I thought we'd already set ulimit -c 0, but I don't see that now.  I definitely
> agree that we don't want core dumps.  It probably needs some hack that sets
> ulimit -c to 0 when we're running a test in */unfixed/.  :/  Which also argues
> for a separate directory for unfixed tests.

I realized that the crashing compiler will probably only generate a code dump
when using -dH, so we should be fine.


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