[dpdk-ci] OBS pull request in pw-ci

Juraj Linkeš juraj.linkes at pantheon.tech
Mon Jul 13 16:20:12 CEST 2020


Hi Aaron,

Have you had a chance to look at the pull request?

Thanks,
Juraj

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron Conole <aconole at redhat.com>
> Sent: Monday, July 6, 2020 7:32 PM
> To: Juraj Linkeš <juraj.linkes at pantheon.tech>
> Cc: ci at dpdk.org
> Subject: Re: OBS pull request in pw-ci
> 
> Juraj Linkeš <juraj.linkes at pantheon.tech> writes:
> 
> > Hi folks,
> >
> >
> >
> > I've submitted a PR with OBS changes to pw-ci:
> > https://github.com/orgcandman/pw-ci/pull/12
> 
> Cool!  I'll take a look.  I was on PTO, so didn't get a chance yet.
> 
> >
> >
> > I have a couple of points/questions:
> >
> > ·        The scripts are using
> https://build.opensuse.org/package/show/home:bluca:dpdk/dpdk to fork the
> debian and
> > redhat spec and control files.
> 
> Okay.  A quick look shows that it's configurable, though.  Should be okay.  I refer
> to:
> 
> https://github.com/orgcandman/pw-
> ci/pull/12/commits/93f6baa497c85d7aca36cda6661e90f7a69d4709#diff-
> e2ab32f32889186bdeb0ab4f0ef55282
> 
> > ·        We should create a community OBS project (that the community can
> manage) where the forked packages will be
> > created and where the build will run (OBS_TARGET_PROJECT in
> > 3rd-party/dpdk/jenkins-rc)
> 
> Okay.
> 
> > o   The project should be configured according to what we want to build -
> distros/architectures. Can be done via OBS GUI.
> >
> > ·        Only after all patches have been submitted to a series branch does the
> DPDK Jenkins job upload and configure an OBS
> > package. This means that we'll have a build just for the whole series, not for
> each patch. Not sure if this is a problem.
> 
> The flip side is the amount of time to build.  We'd prefer to build just one at a
> time.
> 
> > ·        One thing that doesn't make sense to me is that the DPDK Jenkins job
> builds dpdk after each patch - is this needed,
> > since Travis is going to do the same thing anyway?
> 
> Travis doesn't.  The ovsrobot travis build is configured to cancel a build on a
> branch if a new one comes.  That way we only build the latest.  Builds on travis
> take 40+ min to complete, so if a 20-patch series came in, we wouldn't be done
> building it for more than half a day.  Then if a v2+ is posted in rapid succession,
> we lost all this time.  So for now, we only build the absolute last patch in the
> series on Travis.
> 
> Also, the build server we run the robot on doesn't do the builds anymore
> because it also got overloaded - so meson and ninja are not the actual
> meson/ninja but just dummy commands.  :-/  Maybe I should re-enable and see
> if things improved.
> 
> > ·        I've added some more comments to the PR itself.
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Juraj
> 



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