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Re: dejagnu version update?

From: Andrew Pinski
Subject: Re: dejagnu version update?
Date: Sat, 16 May 2020 21:09:48 -0700

On Sat, May 16, 2020 at 9:02 PM Rob Savoye <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 5/16/20 5:45 PM, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> >  Overall perhaps a patch management system might be good having to make
> > chasing patches easier, such as patchwork, and we already use Git, so we
>  As an old GNU project, we're required to use what the FSF prefers,
> which is on savannah., Our
> bug tracker is there their too. We've used that for a long time. Yes,
> patches in email are harder to track.
> > fresh patchwork?  The patch traffic is surely much lower with DejaGnu than
> > it is with glibc, and there would be no data to migrate (but we might want
> > to feed a couple of months' back worth of mailing list traffic).
>   I'm now building up the infrastructure to properly test patches, but
> it's not enough to do the next release. All I have these days is my
> laptop and a PI B3+. I'd need access to more hardware as some of the
> patches effect cross testing, or get others to test the release candidates.

You should be able to use the gcc compilefarm too for this purpose


>   Much of the problems with cross testing are often obscure timing
> problems. It's amazing how sometimes a minor unrelated change changes
> the timing and things break... To do a release properly requires
> duplicating that level of infrastructure for at least several targets
> and several toolchain release, and built on more than one GNU/Linux distro.
>  It'll take most of the week to really get a good base setup with
> baseline test results, but some of the patches like the DejaGnu
> testsuite ones will go in first since they don't effect the toolchain.
>   Jacob already added 9 patches to our site. I'm still building cross
> compilers since some of his patches effect cross testing. I did add ADA
> to my builds, which isn't a normal build default, since I thought some
> of the patches for ADA.
>         - rob -
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