[cfe-dev] Fast "make test" for windows

Anton Korobeynikov asl at math.spbu.ru
Thu Jun 12 06:47:04 PDT 2008

> The tests are being run serially and are about equally slow.
> Bash scripts are notoriously slow because Windows doesn't have fork() 
> functionality, and MSYS/Cygwin emulate it with dreadful speed results.
> The test script is not the only one affected, "./configure" on LLVM 
> takes 6 minutes.
Yes, that's true. When I'm building mingw binaries configure time
dominates over all other steps with pretty huge factor.

With best regards, Anton Korobeynikov.

Faculty of Mathematics & Mechanics, Saint Petersburg State University.

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