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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-17 00:24:20

Beman Dawes writes:
> At 03:04 PM 1/14/2005, troy d. straszheim wrote:
> >I gotta say, this is really time-intensive work... I wonder if
> >running regressions "by default" in both debug and release mode
> >might not be good practice... It could be better to try to catch
> >things like this on the way in.
> That has been discussed, but some of the people who actually run the
> tests just don't have enough resources to double the test load.

This was not the reason why we didn't test the release configuration
for 1.32 -- it was simply too late in the process when we've tried it
and realized that the codebase needs non-trivial work for the results
to be trusted (see

> Seems like we need a way to partition the testing so that the load
> can be distributed.

We already do: testing a single compiler in one configuration is well
within a reasonable amount of time (~2 hours, I think). We simply need
to call for volunteers.

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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