Unreliability of the build system
fuuzetsu at fuuzetsu.co.uk
Tue Jun 25 16:50:44 CEST 2013
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On 25/06/13 15:43, Jan Stolarek wrote:
> I just ran validation (once without any parameters and once with
> --normal) and got no failures, except for some tests that always
> fail. Looks like the problem may be solved.
> Dnia wtorek, 25 czerwca 2013, Geoffrey Mainland napisał:
>> On 06/24/2013 09:21 PM, Jan Stolarek wrote:
>>>> My only claim was that I have a set of steps that can
>>>> reliably reproduce an error on my system, not that these
>>>> steps will reliably reproduce it on an arbitrary system,
>>>> e.g., yours. Still, being able to reliably reproduce an
>>>> error, even if only on one system, is *very* useful.
>>> just misunderstood your use of the word "reliable". Certainly
>> this level of
>>> reproducibility is very helpful in debugging, even if it's only
>>> on one
>>>> So, to be clear, you see recache errors sporadically and for
>>>> different sets of tests across different runs, and you are
>>>> running validate with no extra arguments, single-threaded, on
>>>> a Linux x86_64 system with an ext4 file system?
>>> Yes, except I would say "very often" instead of "sporadically".
>> not sure about
>>> single-threaded. I run validate without any parameters -
>>> doesn't it
>> use more then one thread in
>>> this case?
>> It looks like running validate without any parameters will use 2
>> I've pushed a fix (I hope) for this issue. Could you check and
>> see if it's fixed for you now?
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Which tests are these? I ran `./validate' yesterday on a stock (that
is, I haven't made any changes to the source) and had about 5-7 tests
fail and wasn't sure if this was a known issue or something I should
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