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

Aaron Conole aconole at redhat.com
Mon Jul 13 22:17:50 CEST 2020


Juraj Linkeš <juraj.linkes at pantheon.tech> writes:

> Hi Aaron,
>
> Have you had a chance to look at the pull request?

Only a bit.  I will do something more thorough on Wednesday.

> 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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