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Re: [PATCH 0/2] Add check-native and check-nonnative as make targets

From: Daniel Kiper
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] Add check-native and check-nonnative as make targets
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2022 19:00:32 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 08:19:02PM -0600, Glenn Washburn wrote:
> Tests can be put into two categories, native (tests that run on the build
> system) and non-native (tests run in QEMU). For any two targets (even of
> completely different architectures), the native tests will be running the
> same binary code (because they will be compiled for and run on the build
> machine), and thus will have the same result. So when building and
> running tests for multiple targets on a build machine, the native tests on
> need be run once. This can decrease the runtime of a multi-target test run
> significantly (like hours). This patch series makes it possible to run only
> run the non-native tests (skipping the native tests) by partitioning the set
> of tests into native and non-native based on whether QEMU is used by the test.
> The first patch is not necessary, but makes things look cleaner.

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