[releng_6 tinderbox] failure on sparc64/sparc64

Scott Long scottl at samsco.org
Fri Feb 3 18:41:52 PST 2006

Warner Losh wrote:
> From: des at des.no (Dag-Erling Smørgrav)
> Subject: Re: [releng_6 tinderbox] failure on sparc64/sparc64
> Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 11:53:38 +0100
>>Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> writes:
>>>COPTFLAGS=-O -pipe according to the tinderbox logs.
>>Hmm, yes, apparently it only uses -O2 on HEAD.
> Can we not have special flags for tinderbox builds?  It make
> pre-commit testing a big pita.  How about just -O on both head and in
> RELENG_6?  The kernel make files have special magic to disable the
> parts of -O2 that are known to be bad because tinderbox uses -O2,
> despite efforts in the past to stop the practice.
> Warner

There is value in testing -O2, since enabling that is a good long-term
goal.  What might be nice is to run tinderboxes with all default
compiler settings, and then once or twice a week to a special run that
has the more experimental flags.


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