[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Speed up 'make check' operation

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 03:10:56 EDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 8:58 AM, Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 03, 2008 at 10:00:40PM -0500, Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Instead of using our "binaries" in our calls to pactest and vercmptest, use the
>> libtool linked ones. We need to ensure they are created by calling the scripts
>> once, and from there we can use them directly. This has some pretty large
>> benefits due to much reduced forking of processes.
>> Note: I am not sure this will work on all platforms, namely Cygwin. Further
>> testing is necessary.
> The other problem is IMHO that lt-pacman will use the system-wide
> libalpm, which is not what you want when you use make check.
> If you really want such a hack, then you should set LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> correctly, but what about just using dolt from
> http://gitweb.freedesktop.org/?p=dolt.git;a=summary ?
> IIRC it worked fine with pacman-g2, so it'll be OK with pacman as well,
> I guess.

Actually, I always had this problem with cygwin, the normal
src/pacman/pacman seems to always use the system wide libalpm.
So I always had to make install first before running make check or
I don't know if there is also a lt-pacman there.

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