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Re: RFC: Test optimizations for multiple architectures
From: Roland McGrath <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 14:42:22 -0800 (PST)
>> --enable-test-multi-arch is intended for development build, not for production
>> build. My glibc development build environment is totally separate from the
>> production build environment. That is true for my gcc, binutils and gdb builds.
> People who have to maintain production builds need to run full test suites
> on the actual production code.
I fully agree with Roland on this point.
It would be a huge step backwards if distributions have to enable this
new set of build cases just to get proper coverage of the individual
cpu mask bit ifunc cases each time they build their glibc package
(which we do want them to do).