[LLVMdev] PowerPC 64 build bots...

Will Schmidt will_schmidt at vnet.ibm.com
Tue Dec 11 06:19:09 PST 2012

On Tue, 2012-12-11 at 13:45 +0100, Ulrich Weigand wrote:
> Benjamin Kramer <benny.kra at gmail.com> wrote on 11.12.2012 12:48:55:
> > On 10.12.2012, at 15:19, Ulrich Weigand <Ulrich.Weigand at de.ibm.com>
> wrote:
> > > Maybe I'm confused somehow, but I thought this one:
> > > http://lab.llvm.org:8011/builders/clang-ppc64-elf-linux2
> > > does bootstrap and then run both LLVM and Clang tests (successfully):
> > > http://lab.llvm.org:8011/builders/clang-ppc64-elf-linux2/builds/
> > 775/steps/check-all_1/logs/stdio
> >
> > It does now, but failed to do so until r169695 due to a
> > incompatibility of LLVM's makefiles and Fedora 17's version of
> > python. It still reported a (false) green status, which is indeed
> > confusing and probably a different bug in our buildbot
> > infrastructure. The LLVM bots were unaffected, they're still running
> > on Fedora 16.
> Ah, now I see the python/tls problems in runs earlier this month.
> I'm still a bit confused because I distinctly remember that I saw
> this bot go from red to green back last month, when I checked in
> the last of a series of commits as r168316 (I was specifically
> trying to make the bots go green at the time ...).
> Is it possible that the python/tls problem was introduced at some
> point in between, that is late November?  Unfortunately, the build
> bot logs don't appear to go back that far.

Yes... it was introduced by way of the buildbot host system.  The
buildbot host was updated from F16 to F17 levels sometime in November.
That'll be precisely when the python incompatibility for the clang build
bots was introduced to that environment.


> In any case, thanks for fixing the python issue!
> > Now the bot successfully runs all clang regression tests, which is
> > great and very helpful by reporting new regressions early.
> Indeed.  Now there's just the LNT bot still to make green :-)
> Bye,
> Ulrich

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