[Libre-soc-dev] daily kan-ban update 28jun2021
libre-soc at platen-software.de
Wed Jun 30 18:26:53 BST 2021
On Tue, 2021-06-29 at 19:16 +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> just saw this, tobias: i don't know if you tried it already, i found
> that you can cut down on time and also often find out patterns by
> cutting out some of the test data (one at a time is the slow way) and
> do a binary search on what actually causes the failure.
> then when *only* the data left causes a failure you can sometimes see
> that the addresses are inter-related, or some timing etc.
> but with the extra non-related data you can't see that.
> also, by identifying which piece of data had to be removed to get the
> test to *not* fail, this is also valuable info that is otherwise
> missing from either staring at code or VCD traces.
Yes, I did a cut out on test data, so that the test does not fail
first. So now I am going to document that first, and uncomment lines
that are not needed.
I have already identified which piece of data has to be removed.
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