[Libre-soc-dev] power-instruction-analyzer v0.2.0

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Thu Oct 29 08:24:02 GMT 2020

On 10/29/20, Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think maturin is not really at blame for the issue with version
> numbers, maturin develop is intended for development use (like
> setup.py develop) when the version number is not a good indicator of
> the exact software,

ok yes you're right, that makes a lot of sense.  do you know if they
fixed the detection of whether distro-wide installation (but
noncompilation by maturin) of python2.7 was sorted?  i have
python2.7-dev installed.

> no sane person is going to update the version
> number every they type and want to compile their code to see if their
> latest changes work.

very sensible.

>> > Running native instruction tests requires
>> > a POWER9 processor to test against, the file is basically the test
>> > results, containing the calculated results for every test case.
>> which could then be compared elsewhere.
> That's the whole idea, though also that reading the output allows
> guessing what exact spec-undefined behavior is implemented. Having the
> output publically available allows anyone to do that without the large
> investment required to buy their own POWER9 computer.

like it.


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