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Re: [PATCH 1/1] Makefile: add prove and coverage-prove targets

On 1/29/2019 12:34 PM, SZEDER Gábor wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2019 at 04:58:27PM +0100, SZEDER Gábor wrote:
> And in the related email discussion [1]:
>   But even though the docs claim it [-j<N>] should be possible,
>   I've been getting "random" test failures when compiled with coverage
>   support, that went away with -j1.  So the tests still run with -j1, as
>   with the first version of the series.
> So it doesn't seem to be that bad after all, because it's not
> "completely breaks" but "random test failures".  Still far from ideal,
> but the original coverage patch is just about 3 weeks short of a
> decade old, so maybe things have improved since then, and it'd be
> worth a try to leave GIT_PROVE_OPTS as is and see what happens.

It would certainly be nice if the build time could be reduced through
parallel test runs. I've kicked off a build using GIT_PROVE_OPTS="-j12"
to see what happens.