T3294 variies in whether it fails or not
ian at well-typed.com
Sat Jul 13 20:06:54 CEST 2013
On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 08:24:34AM +0000, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> Perf/compiler/T3294 has very different max_bytes_used when BINDIST=YES than without. See below.
> I don't know why. I don't know whether it matters. Maybe it's just the moment that GC strikes. But it's uncomfortable to have such an erratic test failure.
> simonpj at cam-05-unx:~/5builds/HEAD-1/testsuite/tests/perf/compiler$ make TEST=T3294
> ,("max_bytes_used", "36726792")
> simonpj at cam-05-unx:~/5builds/HEAD-1/testsuite/tests/perf/compiler$ make TEST=T3294 BINDIST=YES
> ,("max_bytes_used", "43818472")
Hmm, my first (inplace) run was 41241960, but since then I'm reliably
getting 38586080 for inplace, and 38904040 for BINDIST=YES.
I'm not sure why they are different at all; perhaps it's just due to the
size of the package.conf or something.
Ian Lynagh, Haskell Consultant
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