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Re: Running the test suite faster.

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-11-02 01:21:16 CET

On 11/1/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> Is 'make check' really slowly for you? Does it take hours and hours
> to complete a full three-RA-layer check?
> Mike Pilato reminded me of this trick: configure APR with
> ./configure ... --with-devrandom=/dev/urandom ...
> A Subversion built against that APR will run the test suite much
> faster. I mean *MUCH* faster: it went from five or six hours (or even
> worse, depending on what entropy was available to my machine) to under
> half an hour.
> If you've ever hesitated to do a full test run because of how long it
> would take, try this. You'll never go back.
> We should probably document this somewhere, I'm having trouble
> figuring out where though. subversion/tests/cmdline/README?
> faq.html? hacking.html?

Another tip: Lieven implemented running the test suite in parallel,
and recent fixes made it much more stable.

  $ make check PARALLEL=1

now runs for me in 12 minutes.


David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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