[Box Backup] boxbackup 0.11rc1 - Apple PPC G4 450 Mhz - Debian
Sun, 20 Jan 2008 15:09:49 +0000 (GMT)
On Fri, 18 Jan 2008, Tobias Balle-Petersen wrote:
> Chris Wilson wrote:
> > > I think this is due to the machine being slow (test takes more than 40
> > > seconds). Is it reasonable for the test to fail on a slow machine?
> > Yes, very reasonable, and that's not a fast machine.
> What I mean is: Maybe slower machines should pass the test? That is, the
> criteria for passing the test should be, say, 30 seconds. What do you
The current criteria is 20 seconds and your machine took 58. 30 seconds
would not have been enough for the test to pass for you, and I don't know
how long it took before the bug was fixed that caused this test to be
created in the first place. I do know that it takes more than 20 and
less than 40 seconds in a VMware vm on my laptop.
Anyone else have suggestions for a sane time threshold for this test
(diffing 200MB of zeroes), taking into account that any choice will be a
tradeoff between old hardware and detecting inefficient code, the original
purpose of the test?
Maybe we could run a quick timer loop and base the threshold on that?
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