Validate has died

Ben Gamari ben at
Mon Feb 18 20:22:28 UTC 2019

Simon Peyton Jones via ghc-devs <ghc-devs at> writes:

> From master I'm getting 2052 "framework failures" in the testsuite,
> which all look like the one below. I also get 4468 expected passes, so
> not every test fails. This is with "sh validate". Yes I know I should
> get onto Hadrian, and I have a branch for that. But Hadrian isn't
> really working for me because it's putting build artefacts in my
> source tree rather than in my build tree (talking to Andrey about
> that). But I think that old 'validate' is still supposed to work,
> isn't it? I'm a bit stuck

Oh dear, it looks like this is due to the recent performance tracking
patch. It looks like it breaks the symlink tree workflow. I feel like we
discussed this a few weeks ago. David, do you recall what we concluded?


- Ben

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