[llvm-dev] RFC: Move the test-suite LLVM project to GitHub?
Sean Silva via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Feb 26 20:32:54 PST 2016
On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 7:29 PM, Hal Finkel via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev" <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>
> > To: "Joerg Sonnenberger" <joerg at britannica.bec.de>
> > Cc: llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 4:30:42 PM
> > Subject: Re: [llvm-dev] RFC: Move the test-suite LLVM project to GitHub?
> > > On Feb 24, 2016, at 1:43 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger via llvm-dev
> > > <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 02:20:24PM -0700, Jonathan Roelofs via
> > > llvm-dev wrote:
> > >> 2) There is the cap on total repository size, which is in the
> > >> neighborhood
> > >> of 1Gb . A fresh checkout of test-suite clocks in at just over
> > >> 3Gb. This
> > >> one actually is a problem.
> > >
> > > This is not really true. Individual pack files must be below 1GB,
> > > but
> > > the total repository can be much larger. That's true even for the
> > > free
> > > tiers. That said, it might be good idea to split the repository
> > > into
> > > modules to keep it managable.
> > >
> > I'm really in favor of a modular test-suite, splitting as much as
> > possible the infrastructure with the individual suites, and making
> > it super easy and convenient to assemble modular suites together. We
> > already have the mechanism for "external" test-suite, it would just
> > need to be first-class.
> > i.e. I'd like to clone the test-suite, which would get me only the
> > infrastructure but no test to run, and then easily say: "clone these
> > test-suite and make them available: llvm, Halide, etc." which would
> > clone them from separate repositories. And then list the available
> > suite and quick runs over chosen ones.
> > Just some thoughts...
> As a longer-term goal, this sounds really nice.
Sounds a lot like a package manager.
-- Sean Silva
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