[Openmp-dev] Enabling OMPT by default

Jonas Hahnfeld via Openmp-dev openmp-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Dec 20 03:41:43 PST 2017

Sure, but IMO it would be better to have them run on each commit in 
LLVM. This also saves you the effort of finding out which changes broke 
functionality with your compiler ;-) in addition, it makes contributors 
more comfortable because they know their change gets automatic testing 
so they can fix problems right away or revert the change until finding 
out what's happening.
And I agree that anyone *could* setup the bot but I believe it's in 
Intel's interest and you certainly have hardware that could be used for 
that. I don't see why the community should pay for something that is 
easy to do for a larger company whose employees also work on the 


Am 2017-12-20 11:27, schrieb Cownie, James H:
>> (In the same way it would be good
>> for Intel to setup testing with their proprietary compiler - I'll send 
>> a
>> message about that after the holidays in January).
> 1) We do *lots* of testing internally with our compiler :-)
> 2) I believe that there is nothing that prevents anyone who wants to
> from setting up public testing
>    of the LLVM runtime with Intel's commercial compiler, since there
> are free compiler
>    licenses available for contributors to open-source projects and
> this should surely qualify.
> https://software.intel.com/en-us/qualify-for-free-software/opensourcecontributor
> -- Jim
> Jim Cownie <james.h.cownie at intel.com>
> SSG/DPD/TCAR (Technical Computing, Analyzers, and Runtimes)
> Tel: +44 117 9071438

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