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Re: Parallelizing the test suite

From: Madan U Sreenivasan <madan_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-10-09 07:42:03 CEST

On Fri, 06 Oct 2006 20:30:53 +0530, David Glasser <glasser@mit.edu> wrote:

> Some very superficial experiments [1] seem to show that running
> multiple tests in parallel can give a reasonable speedup. Somebody
> with more free time than myself may want to look into (optionally)
> running tests in parallel, either at the level of running several
> python scripts at the same time, or more likely making the test runner
> fork itself. It's not trivial (organizing the success and failure
> results being the hardest part) but it could speed up the test suite,
> which is always a good thing. (Not to mention potentially finding
> weird server concurrency bugs.)

looove the idea!

But, AFAIK , test runs on a different repository, which means the server
concurrency item that you mention may not happen.


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