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Subject: Re: [boost] Volunteers needed to run regression test reporting
From: Tom Kent (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-20 17:15:08

On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Phil Endecott
<spam_from_boost_dev_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> For a while I have been wondering about volunteering an ARM
> Linux machine to run tests; please correct me if I'm wrong,
> but I believe that the current testing is done on x86 and
> one POWER system.

This would be great, I've been trying (without success) to get an ARM
test runner up for several months now.

> I have a box with a dual-core Cortex-A15 (Samsung Exynos 5)
> and 2GB of RAM running Debian that is mostly idle. It currently
> has g++ 4.6 installed. But could it successfully run the
> tests in a sane period of time without choking? Has anyone
> observed what the peak RAM requirement is? What is the
> typical run time on an x86 system?
What hardware is this? Is it publically available for purchase? I've
been looking high and low for something with 2GB+ of RAM (I wouldn't
try running the regression tests with less than this) that I could get
Debian onto. I tried some cheap android stick that was made for
putting android on TV via a HDMI port, but I couldn't find a good
kernel for the Allwinner CPU.


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