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From "Alexey Varlamov" <alexey.v.varla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Reminder: stable build goal at end of month
Date Sat, 21 Apr 2007 05:19:37 GMT
Let's switch now - so that more automated tests could be run during
this weekend.

2007/4/21, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com>:
> Do we want to switch tomorrow or on Monday for a one-week trial? The
> test results last night showed GCv5 has reasonable stability now. Many
> thanks to Vladimir A Ivanov for the testing infrastructure.
>
> From the testing logs at http://www.harmonytest.org/upload/cc2.html,
> we can see there are only a couple of test case failures in all the
> platforms with all the execution modes. Some of the failures are
> occasional actually, especially those with finalizer.
>
> Below is a summary of the testing status:
> Linux 32bit: all passed.
> Linux 64bit: only one case failure: gc.RunFinalizersOnExitTest (interpreter)
> Windows 32bit: only one case failure: exception.FinalizeStackTest (opt/srv)
> Windows 64bit: more test failures. Some are abnormal that we didn't met before.
>
> All the failure cases will be checked.
>
> (Note GCv4.1 sometimes fails with some test cases as well.)
>
> Thanks,
> xiaofeng
>
> On 4/18/07, Xiao-Feng Li <xiaofeng.li@gmail.com> wrote:
> > GCv5 might be one "major" that we want to put as default GC in DRLVM.
> > It still has some issues pending, but overall I think the stability is
> > good enough for a switch next week.
> >
> > Since GC is designed with good modularity, we can simply choose which
> > GC implementation to use in command line with
> > '-XX:vm.dlls=the_gc_module.dll(so)". This is neat that helps the
> > switch a lot: If GCv5 has some problem running a workload, we can
> > specify -XX:vm.dlls=gc_cc.dll in command line.
> >
> > So far the known bugs in GCv5 are not with some workloads, but related
> > with certain test cases for finalizer and VM threading. And I think
> > they are going to be resolved before next week.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > xiaofeng
> >
> > On 4/16/07, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Just a reminder, as discussed in various threads, we shall aim to
> > > produce a solid build for Windows and Linux x86 (at least) at the end of
> > >  next week; so that we have something to demo at ApacheCon and JavaOne
> > > that is a true reflection of our current capabilities.
> > >
> > > Of course, the Milestone will be simply a snapshot, carrying our usual
> > > caveats.  The idea is that with conference talks taking place we may
> > > expect a few people to download a build and try it around that time, so
> > > being in the middle of a major restructuring would potentially do us an
> > > injustice.
> > >
> > > Most commits still seem to be on-going bug fixing, so that's all
> > > goodness.  If you are planning on anything 'major' please ensure there
> > > is enough time to get it stable, or please wait until after the
> > > milestone build.  Similarly, if there is anything that is currently
> > > 'broken' that you think really needs fixing for that stability, please
> > > shout here on the list.
> > >
> > > There are still two weeks to go, I think the paranoia about not causing
> > > regressions will really kick-in next week :-)
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Tim
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > http://xiao-feng.blogspot.com
> >
>
>
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