Iain Buclaw ibuclaw at
Wed Sep 16 10:23:16 UTC 2020

On Wednesday, 16 September 2020 at 09:33:05 UTC, wjoe wrote:
> On Tuesday, 15 September 2020 at 18:49:48 UTC, Iain Buclaw 
> wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 15 September 2020 at 16:05:53 UTC, wjoe wrote:
>>> [...]
>> Note the comments in the build function, only the dependencies 
>> of the C++ and D libraries are built. So you'll need to do 
>> `make all` in order to cover anything that was deliberately 
>> skipped.
> Does that mean that building with build_bootstrap="enabled" is 
> insufficient ?
> Because I exported that variable in the Cirrus CI configuration 
> and set it to 'disabled' for GDC and Unittest tasks and to 
> 'enabled' for the Package task.

build_bootstrap=enabled should be OK.  Even better, it configures 
with --enable-checking=release.

> Packaging in the Unittest task didn't work unfortunately 
> because building that with bootstrap enabled exceeded the 2h 
> time limit.
> So now there are 3 tasks.
> - Build GDC testsuite
> - Build Unittests
> - Build Package task
> At the moment I made the Package task depend on the Unittest 
> task, but GDC and Unittest run in parallel.
> I guess best practices would ask to make Unittest depend on GDC 
> to go easy on resources.
> However, that would blow up the build cycle to something over 
> 3.5h.

All tasks could be ran in parallel as there's no dependencies 
between them.  The Package task though I'd imagine should be 
reserved for the release branches, so it's only ran infrequently.

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