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From: Benda Xu <heroxbd@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev <gentoo-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Gentoo CI news: pkgcheck is now running truly parallel
Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 07:57:51
Message-Id: 87k19f3c0d.fsf@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo CI news: pkgcheck is now running truly parallel by "Michał Górny"
Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> writes:

> Just a quick note: thanks to hard work of radhermit, the newest release > of pkgcheck features internal parallelization of checks. While it's not > perfect and there's still room for improvement (I mean, it could run > even faster!), it's a major step forward. > > This means that I've finally retired that ugly hack that split > categories into multiple groups and ran them in parallel. This means > that CI is no longer bound by the longest category (hello, media-libs/) > and can utilize all 32 cores instead of ~14. > > This also means that if you're planning to run tree-wide scans with > pkgcheck, you no longer have to employ huge hacks to make them faster. > You just run it normally! In your face, repoman! > > Once again, thanks to radhermit. His work on pkgcheck is astonishing, > and it's becoming a great tool for developers.
A big round of applause to radhermit for the better QA tool! Thank you to all who contributed. Benda

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