[llvm] r198019 - [Mips] Does not take in account 'use-soft-float' attribute's value when

Reed Kotler reed.kotler at imgtec.com
Wed Oct 1 10:42:52 PDT 2014

3 new mips16 build bot failures today (in addition to the one we know 


Does not mean the patch per se caused this.

On 10/01/2014 07:08 AM, Daniel Sanders wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Eric Christopher [mailto:echristo at gmail.com]
>> Sent: 30 September 2014 17:50
>> To: Daniel Sanders
>> Cc: Reed Kotler; Simon Atanasyan; llvm-commits at cs.uiuc.edu
>> Subject: Re: [llvm] r198019 - [Mips] Does not take in account 'use-soft-float'
>> attribute's value when
>> On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 5:51 AM, Daniel Sanders
>> <Daniel.Sanders at imgtec.com> wrote:
>>>>> There is one test that is failing locally for us that started to fail around
>>>>> the time when you were making changes
>>>>> and it may be unrelated to that, but it's a test for this dual 32/16 mode
>>>>> switching ability. I have been busy and
>>>>> did not look at this failure yet because I did not know about it when it
>>>>> first happened because we had some other
>>>>> issues unrelated to that in our local build bots at exactly that moment
>> that
>>>>> masked the problem.
>>>> Likely the problem I'm fixing here. If you change the order of
>>>> functions in the test suite for the test I have modified you'll see a
>>>> failure.
>>> Am I right in thinking you're referring to
>> MultiSource/UnitTests/Mips/Mips16/fp16_32_1/fp16_32_1 failure from
>> https://dmz-
>> portal.mips.com/bb/builders/LLVM%20with%2016bit%20and%20delay%20sl
>> ot%20optimizer%20and%20hard%20float/builds/780? I've just taken a look at
>> that one and it's a qemu bug. http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/366146/
>> fixes the problem for me.
>> Nope. That bot, afaict, doesn't send out email or irc notices so I
>> don't even know it exists :)
>> The testcase I added with the fix shows the problem - it would only
>> have come up if you were mixing IR with soft and hard float turned on
>> per-function.
>> -eric
> I meant the regression that Reed mentioned. :-)
> Regarding the buildbot, I linked you to it when you asked me about our test systems but that was a long time ago now (June?). More importantly, we're upgrading our test facilities and sending notifications is one of the things we intend to sort out.

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