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Re: Slow test execution for usr.bin/make

On Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 05:53:19PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
 > On Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 05:38:27PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
 > > Is there another good explanation why these tests may take so long?
 > The ATF test is written very poorly, see PR 55595.
 > Instead of the for loop at the end of the script all calls to
 > "atf_add_test_case" and "test_case" should be generated at
 > build time. Something like:
 >  - rename to t_make.head and strip atf_init_test_cases()
 >  - write an awk or shell script to generate atf_init_test_cases()
 >  - build from t_make.head and the output of the generator script

Will that help? You still have to call atf_add_test_case O(N) times
and the further inefficiency is AIUI inside atf...

David A. Holland

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