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Re: Importing Kyua into NetBSD

On Sun, Sep 02, 2012 at 08:09:40PM -0400, Julio Merino wrote:
 > >  > I would like to propose the replacement of atf-run and atf-report in
 > >  > the base system with Kyua (which, simply put, is "ATF v2") well early
 > >
 > > so, does Kyua address the problem that ATF takes all day to build on
 > > older/slower platforms?
 > Are you talking about "ATF the thing in external/bsd/atf/" or "the ATF
 > tests"?  (Asking because I keep hearing the latter and it's
 > confusing.)  In either case: no, or at least not yet.  The proposal
 > has some mention about this at the very bottom and details a couple of
 > mitigation strategies.

I mean the ATF libraries written in C++, which bloat out the compiler
to the point where building them takes absurdly long on medium-old

ISTM that an obvious "mitigation strategy" is to rewrite without using
C++ and STL.

David A. Holland

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