[Libre-soc-dev] openpower-isa testing

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Fri Apr 30 10:31:03 BST 2021

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On Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 3:11 AM Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:
> while attempting to help with bisecting
> https://bugs.libre-soc.org/show_bug.cgi?id=635
> ran into an issue with openpower-isa where the installed executable
> was then used with a different name, as well as the installed
> executable was attempting to execute a module as if it were a
> function.

thank you for finding and fixing it.

> While attempting to test that to see if I accidentally broke anything,
> I discovered that a large number of the unit tests fail, preventing
> easy determination of any potential breakage that I caused.

indeed. that's right.  and that's because i am not getting enough help
so i am forced to take short-cuts.

> I ended up deciding that running setup.py test was hopeless,

yes. i've never run it, because i am not getting sufficient help
despite us having funding, and it takes too long to run.


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