Boost Testing :
Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Suddenly takes > 9hours to test?
From: Steve M. Robbins (steve_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-06 22:24:41
On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 11:38:27AM -0600, Jim Bell wrote:
> On 2/6/2012 3:31 AM, Jürgen Hunold wrote:
> >Hi Steven,
> >On Monday, 6. February 2012 06:57:33 Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> >>I have been running a daily test of the Boost release branch for a
> >>long time. It normally takes an hour or so. However, two days ago
> >>(rev 76868), the build time shot up to over 9 hours. The same
> >>thing happened for testing the Boost trunk branch.
> >>Has anyone else experienced this?
> >Yes, but I have not taken the time to debug this. The Boost.MPI tests fail
> >with timeouts, e.g.
> >600 second time limit exceeded
> >for _all_ mpi tests.
> I haven't noticed because I have --timeout=5 (or so, I think) on mine.
OK, but that means "5 minutes" and my logs (thanks, Jürgen, for the
hint) show a 300 second timeout ... which is about the same ;-)
> But I've never seen a 1-hour regression test to begin with. Mine
> take 4 - 13 hours depending on the compiler. Are running things in
> parallel or something? (Or running on a Cray? ;-)
Yeah, -j4 with a quad-core machine.