[LLVMdev] 2 experimental projects

Gabor Greif gabor at mac.com
Wed Mar 19 14:48:21 PDT 2008

 >> In case of the llvm tests the situation is somewhat more
 >> complicated, since dejagnu is driving the process, and
 >> dejagnu hinders us in a direct $(MAKE) invocation, so
 >> it falls back to -j1. My approach is thus using dejagnu
 >> to build up makefiles in test/.../Output/... and when
 >> these makefiles are executed by $(MAKE) we will
 >> get the same output as before. Each of the makefiles
 >> shall create the .testresults files just like clang tests do.
 >To be clear... do you plan to use the exisiting mechanism to  
execute the
 >"RUN" lines? This is much preferred over the TestRunner script and  
 >are many reasons why we transition away from using TestRunner.

The RUN: lines will be executed in the same way as before.

 >Also, will you preserve the ability to run a subset of tests via


 >Will dejagnu still produce one log file or will there be multiples?

There will be per-suite logfiles and also the big digest concatenated

 >How will this impact the nightly testers?

It shouldn't. If it does, then it is a bug and will be fixed.

 >While its cool to run them in parallel, I don't want to lose the
 >functionality that we have now with dejagnu/tcl.

Me neither :-)




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