Integrated parallel testing into Test::Harness.
Michael G Schwern
schwern at pobox.com
Tue Oct 2 01:36:40 BST 2007
Andy Armstrong wrote:
> On 1 Oct 2007, at 17:31, andy at hexten.net wrote:
>> Integrated parallel testing into Test::Harness.
>> Good news: it works
>> Bad news: it's not very fast on CPU intensive tests
> Specifically prove -rb -Q for Regexp::Common takes 27 seconds
> normally and 33 seconds in -j 9 mode. I choose to find solace in
> Schwern's observation that Regexp::Common isn't typical. Can anyone
> recommend some nice I/O intensive tests to make us look good? :)
DBI went from 65 wallclock to 31 with -j9. Of course lots of stuff failed
because the tests aren't parallel safe.
I have a date with some giant cartoon robots and booze.
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