Re: debian hppa
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On 7/7/2011 12:18 PM, dann frazier wrote:
This comment was specific to building and testing GCC. It currently takes slightly overOn Thu, Jul 07, 2011 at 05:49:36PM +0200, Thibaut VARENE wrote:On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 1:20 AM, John David Anglin <dave.anglin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:Hi Thibaut, On 13-Jun-11, at 6:19 PM, Thibaut VARENE wrote:I would say your other machines need updating even if the process is somewhat rocky as that's the only way a broadbased release can be tested.Well I can assign one machine (the a500, being easy to reboot/fix as it is) to testing kernels, but for a stable kernel suitable for the machines I'm e.g. assigning to the GCC Compile Farm, what would be a good SMP kernel version to choose? I'm looking for the same level of hassle-freeness as 220.127.116.11 since these machines are under relatively heavy load and I cannot afford to tend to their care on a daily basis ;-)Sorry for the delay in responding. I think assigning the a500 to the GCC farm provides good visibility. For GCC, the kernel version doesn't matter much. The main issue is stability.OK, so I suppose it's fine to stick with 18.104.22.168? I thought there were issues with un-implemented syscalls and such, so I don't really know...
24 hours to build and test GCC trunk on my c3750.
Based on my testing, it's no longer necessary to try 5 times before succeeding with rp3440. I agree that the C37XX machines are very stable and don't suffer from the SMP/cache issues present in the servers. If the ring above could be arranged, that would be excellent.Honestly, the most reliable build machine I've used is my C3700. I don't recall ever having any build issues with that. Anything it gives up in speed is definitely outweighed by having to e.g. retry gcc 5 times before succeeding. By the end of the port, I'd normally handbuild new gcc uploads here to avoid thrashing on the real buildds. If given the option, I'd recommend 3 of those boxes for a buildd ring.
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