[LLVMdev] adding multiple flavors to test suite

Reed Kotler rkotler at mips.com
Wed Sep 25 17:21:36 PDT 2013

These are Mips specific tests so someone not running test-suite for a 
Mips target will not be running these.

On 09/25/2013 05:11 PM, reed kotler wrote:
> I have some test scripts I use for testing floating point
> interoperability between mips16 and mips32.
> There are lots of combinations and there are subtle issues that make
> them slightly different and they need to all be tested.
> For a very basic test, I have a program which has a sample function of
> all floating point signatures that are effected by this. Basically an
> ABI test for this.
> This program is a multi source because the two modules can't know if the
> other is compiled with mips16 or mips32.
> For this one test, there are 64 different combinations to test.
> This is from
> [little endian , big endian]
> [file 1 compiled as mips16|mip32]
> [file2 compiled as mips16|mips32]
> [compiled as pic, static]
> [linked as static, non static]
> [compiled as one command or separate clang commands]
> ...
> [soft float, hard float]
> The tests run very quickly. They are really ABI tests.
> There are some other tests beyond this basic ABI test that need to add.
> There are some compile specific issues that I have also test for (i.e.
> intrinsics that enter into this,
> etc.)
> I'm trying to think of the best way to integrate this into test suite.
> There may be some additional multipliers later for other compiler options.
> I'd prefer to have a script that I check in that does this all rather
> than create 64+ subdirectories
> for all the different flavors.
> Ideas?
> TIA.
> Reed

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