[llvm-dev] Using the Yocto Project for Upstream Testing

David Blaikie via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Nov 22 14:48:28 PST 2019

Ah, OK - thanks for clarifying. So the long and the short of it is that the
LLVM project may receive bugs filed from this new source. Fair enough - so
long as they've got good (ideally small, portable, etc) reproduction steps,
hopefully they'll be actionable/someone can prioritize the fix for them.

On Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 12:54 PM Nicholas Krause <xerofoify at gmail.com>

> On 11/22/19 2:46 PM, David Blaikie wrote:
> Sorry, I'm not sure I follow/understand your email, or what sort of
> replies/responses/discussion you're hoping to get from it - perhaps you
> could rephrase and/or provide more detail?
> David,
> Sorry its more to give you guys a heads up in case they ask about it being
> of interest and know that
> its something of interest outside that project.  The Yocto and its
> related projects are a embedded build
> system. Since its goal is to build the whole custom embedded distribution
> I've suggested that they start
> testing upstream gcc/llvm.
> My reasoning is that while we have a testsuite for both having a software
> that builds and supports lots
> of real software can be of use. To my knowledge it has the ability to
> build over 10000 open source
> packages.
> Basically the idea is to automate testing of not just the testsuite but a
> suite of real software builds
> nightly or so as it takes time to build all that software. You can of
> course just build one piece of
> software and its dependencies separate through.
> This is a link to the project:https://www.yoctoproject.org/
> And a link to all the recipes for building software it supports that are
> upstreamed:
> https://layers.openembedded.org/layerindex/branch/master/recipes/
> The GCC side knows as well but thought I would give you guys the heads up
> as well and sorry for not
> explaining it better,
> Nick
> On Sat, Nov 16, 2019 at 3:59 PM Nicholas Krause via llvm-dev <
> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> Greetings All,
>> I've already mentioned this on the GCC side but it seems that the Yocto
>> Project
>> has a class for testing upstream projects. The project is used for
>> building embedded
>> distributions but due to the ability with bitbake and the amount of
>> supported upstream
>> projects I've asked them to mention that other projects are interested
>> in seeing this
>> happen at the usual Embedded Linux/IOT conference meeting they have
>> yearly.
>> Just getting the LLVM side note that its already been discussed with them,
>> Nick
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