Release testing and the relationship between 'bzr selftest' and plugins

Gordon Tyler gordon at
Fri Mar 16 16:21:07 UTC 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Vincent Ladeuil <vila+bzr at>wrote:

> >>>>> Gordon Tyler <gordon at> writes:
>    > My Mac took 38 minutes to run `bzr selftest --parallel=fork
>    > --no-plugins`.
> Not bad, any better with a ramdisk ? You can also try to raise the
> concurrency with export BZR_CONCURRENCY=8 (That's what the babune's osx
> slave is doing even with a dual-core).

31 minutes with a ramdisk. I'll try the concurrency thing.

> Also, be aware that --no-plugins also disable the core plugins, if that
> leads to test failures, that's bad and should be fixed though.

I tried without --no-plugins and python "quit unexpectedly". I'm trying it
again without the --parallel option which seems to be "working". ~450
failures though after 36 minutes and it's only halfway through the tests.

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