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SubjectRe: Announce: Linux-next (Or Andrew's dream :-))
On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 04:21:21PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Feb 2008 00:09:43 +0000
> Russell King <rmk+lkml@arm.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>
> > For reference, even _I_ don't build test the entire set of ARM defconfigs -
> > at about 7 minutes a build, 75 defconfigs, that's about 9 hours... I
> > just build those which are important to myself, hope that the others are
> > fine, and rely on kautobuild finding any breakage.
> >
>
> you need a better box ;)

Maybe - it's a lowly 2.6GHz P4 with 1GB RAM, ICH5, and SATA disk.

> cerfcube_defconfig: 35 seconds
> carmeva_defconfig: 23 seconds
> spitz_defconfig (one of the biggest): 45 seconds
>
> so would a stupid `for i in arch/arm/configs/*' script be sufficient
> coverage?

It will certainly improve the situation significantly, and pick up
on some non-ARM problems like (badge4_defconfig, since 2.6.24-git2):

drivers/built-in.o: In function `v4l2_i2c_attach':
drivers/media/video/v4l2-common.c:1035: undefined reference to `i2c_attach_client'

Currently, the defconfigs known to fail (long term) in Linus' tree
are clps7500_defconfig and trizeps4_defconfig - the former I'm tempted
to remove, the latter seems to be because the PCMCIA changes were lost
on the linux-pcmcia list and the trizeps folk have probably given up.

--
Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
maintainer of:


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