[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] split regression tests so make -jN can parallelise them

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Jan 28 00:43:44 CET 2008

Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:

> On Sun, Jan 27, 2008 at 08:46:12PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> The attached patch splits the regression tests allowing make to run
>> most of them in parallel.  On my machine, this brings the time for
>> codectest down to 17 seconds from previously being just over a minute.
>> The various lavf tests could be separated as well, but that would
>> require more work, and those tests are pretty quick anyway.
> iam fine with this
> note, ive not reviewed the Makefile changes as you are mainteiner of that
> anyway

One thing I don't like about it myself is that it adds a bunch of
rather generically named make targets.  These could of course easily
be changed, e.g. by adding some suitable prefix.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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