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From: Martin Wille (mw8329_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-19 03:35:35

Paul Baxter wrote:
>> Martin Wille wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> as Stephen (and others) reported 5 days ago, some of the mutex tests
>>> take unacceptably long to run. (I'm watching an apparently deadlocked
>>> read_write_mutex test "run" for several minutes right now; I don't
>>> know when it started)
>>> Several operating systems are affected (at least Darwin, Solaris,
>>> Linux).
>> It's actually *a lot* worse than I first thought:
>> I manually ran test_read_write_mutex (using the intel-8.1 version of it)
>> and found out it takes 50 (yes, fifty!) minutes.
> Yep, I was about to report this too. I think it gets built/tested in a
> couple of variants... very slow for a full test cycle

D'oh! I'm running tests for seven toolsets. This test gets executed in
two variants. The time taken for *all* tests is ~24h here. 2*7*50 min ==
700 min == 11.7h; that's almost 50%. This doesn't even take into account
the excessive time consumption reported by Stephen for test_mutex.


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