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Re: [PATCH] Adjust some timeouts for slow CPUs

On 02/02/2015 08:37 PM, Chung-Lin Tang wrote:
> Ping?
> On 2015/1/24 02:10 PM, Chung-Lin Tang wrote:
>> Hi, this was submitted earlier with the nios2 patches, but Joseph
>> suggested it to be a separate patch.
>> Some tests take a really long time to run on slow CPUs, often with no
>> FPU, like typical Nios II soft-cores; I noticed a few tests started to
>> timeout after they were updated to use test-skeleton.c.
>> So I'm seeking permission to adjust the timeouts as attached.  This
>> won't unstabilize anything, okay to commit?
>> Thanks,
>> Chung-Lin
>> 2015-01-24  Chung-Lin Tang  <>
>>         * libio/tst-memstream2.c (TIMEOUT): Define as 100.
>>         * math/atest-exp.c (TIMEOUT): Adjust to 200.
>>         * math/atest-exp2.c (TIMEOUT): Adjust to 300.
>>         * math/atest-sincos.c (TIMEOUT): Adjust to 600.

OK, for 2.22 when it opens.

All of our tests should work consistently for all of our supported
machines, and now that Nios II is checked in, this patch has a reason
to exist.

I'm sure you know, but just to reiterate, you could use TIMEOUTFACTOR
env-var to work around this, but it's always good to make this work
out of the box.


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