Re: 2.6.13-rc3 test: finding compile errors with make randconfig

From: Jesper Juhl
Date: Sun Jul 24 2005 - 08:02:58 EST

On 7/24/05, Grant Coady <lkml@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Greetings,
> Few days ago I compiled 241 random configurations of 2.6.13-rc3, today
> I finally got around to parsing the results, top 40, sorted by name.
> Percentage is error_builds / total_builds.
> build script similar to:
> count=0
> while [ $((++count)) -le $limit ]; do
> trial=$(printf %003d $count)
> make randconfig
> cp .config "$store/$trial-config"
> make clean
> make -j2 2> "$store/$trial-error"
> done
> Curious whether this is worth doing, I'm about to start a run for,
> any interesting errors I can find the particular config + error to recover
> context. Deliberately simplistic for traceability at the moment, truncated
> error length for this post.
If you could put the data online somewhere I'd be interrested in
taking a look at it.
An easy way to look at the build log and grab the matching .config for
any given run would be great.

Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@xxxxxxxxx>
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