[llvm-dev] Handy file storage for LLD/ELF --reproduce

Davide Italiano via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jul 13 10:30:17 PDT 2016

On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 9:53 AM, Rui Ueyama <ruiu at google.com> wrote:
> I'd be great if we can increase the maximum file size. I think the best
> place to write an instruction about how to report a bug with a reproduce
> file is the bugzilla new bug report page itself, not a separate document.
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 8:14 AM, Reid Kleckner via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> If we can, I would like to increase the bugzilla attachment size limit
>> anyway. Users attempting to attach preprocessed source run into this limit
>> all the time and have to use google drive or something.
>> On Wed, Jul 13, 2016 at 7:19 AM, James Y Knight via llvm-dev
>> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>>> This sounds like a bad idea. Let's just increase the limit in bugzilla
>>> instead? The limit is just a configuration option...
>>> On Jul 13, 2016 3:56 AM, "Sean Silva via llvm-dev"
>>> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>>>> I notice that phabricator has http://reviews.llvm.org/file/ which can
>>>> hold files. I haven't tested the limit, but it seems like it handled a 26MB
>>>> file fine (the particular file was just from a random LLD bugzilla bug).
>>>> So it is probably a good idea to document somewhere that
>>>> http://reviews.llvm.org/file/ can be used for storage of --reproduce cpio
>>>> archives if they are too large for bugzilla.
>>>> Rui, where do you think it is best to document this? Maybe we can also
>>>> have a "how to report a bug" page explaining how to use --reproduce /
>>>> LLD_REPRODUCE when reporting bugs.
>>>> -- Sean Silva

I also vote for increasing the limit in bugzilla. I don't expect many
"huge" reports, storage is cheap, etc..

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