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    SubjectRe: Regression testing of 2.4.x before release?
    "Timothy D. Witham" wrote:
    > On Sun, 2001-11-11 at 22:24, Dan Kegel wrote:
    > > At some point it might be nice to also use the STP to help
    > > speed gcc 3 development, too. (I personally am really
    > > looking forward to the day when I can use the same compiler
    > > for both c++ and kernel.)
    > Strange, I was just talking to somebody about compiler
    > performance and regression issues and what sort of automation
    > could be done to do that sort of testing.
    > Since the STP is really a framework and just about any piece
    > of software and testing environment could be worked into it.
    > So I guess you could have two pieces. One that just ran a bunch
    > of compile and user level tests and then one that went in and
    > checked out the compiler on a kernel tree and then ran the
    > same performance tests that had been run using the "standard"
    > compiler.

    Go/no-go tests, where you make sure a kernel compiled with gcc 3
    actually works, might be appropriate for starters. I don't know
    if that's been established yet.

    > Are you stepping forward to integrate this into STP? :-)

    I wish! Alas, tendinitis makes hacking hazardous for me for now.

    - Dan
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