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From Marcel Kornacker <mar...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Upstreaming ppc64le patches for native-toolchain
Date Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:51:46 GMT
+1

On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 11:56 AM, Henry Robinson <henry@cloudera.com> wrote:

> +1
>
> On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 9:09 AM Tim Armstrong <tarmstrong@cloudera.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I feel like we shouldn't make PPC part of pre-commit at least initially -
> > it's an unreasonable barrier if contributors/committers to debug issues
> on
> > a platform they don't have easy access to. Having the testing infra is
> > still important because we don't want to have code in there that will
> > gradually bit-rot without us noticing.
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 8:51 AM, Silvius Rus <srus@cloudera.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Would it make sense to _not_ run PPC tests as part of presubmit?
> Instead
> > > Valencia could set up nightly tests using in-house infrastructure.  And
> > > share the test results, e.g., by sending them to a new email list
> > > tests@impala.incubator.apache.org (that we'd need to create) so
> everyone
> > > can see when there are failures or if coverage stops for whatever
> reason.
> > > GCC has been doing something like this for long,
> > > https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-testresults/2017-04/.
> > >
> > > On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 9:44 AM, Jim Apple <jbapple@cloudera.com>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Locally, I work on native-toolchain using a VM configured with
> > > > > Ubuntu16.04ppc64le, 4GB RAM and 50GB of HDD. If  we provide you a
> VM
> > > with
> > > > > this config, will it be sufficient ?
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > What hypervisor/emulator will it use?
> > > >
> > > > What are the requirements of the host OS and host hardware?
> > > >
> > > > Why is the config you have it set to so important that you mention it
> > in
> > > > your email - will the config be locked down into that config or can
> it
> > be
> > > > reconfigured later?
> > > >
> > > > How is the VM controlled from the host OS? Keep in mind that a GUI
> > cannot
> > > > be the only option for automated tests.
> > > >
> > > > FWIW, Impala's test suite probably cannot fully complete without at
> > least
> > > > 8, and I suspect 16, GB of RAM, and we might need more disk space,
> too,
> > > but
> > > > these should be reconfigurable with most hypervisors/emulators.
> > > >
> > >
> >
> --
> Henry Robinson
> Software Engineer
> Cloudera
> 415-994-6679
>

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