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From:
Leon Timmermans
Date:
February 6, 2013 04:20
Subject:
Re: Parallel testing?
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On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 5:03 AM, Peter Martini <petercmartini@gmail.com> wrote:
> So, I was running 'make -j 32 test' on my new 32-thread Solaris box,
> and found that the test suite can't take advantage of the parallelism.
>
> Are there any known issues that prevent that, or is it simply a matter
> of round tuits?
>
> I'm slowly setting that machine up as a smoker, and being able to burn
> through the tests on all 32 threads would make it oh-so-much sweeter.

The parallelization can't be done on a make level, but Test::Harness
does support it. Ā«TEST_JOBS=32 make test_harnessĀ» should do the trick
;-)

Leon

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