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From: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
To: Vaibhav Jain <vaibhav@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: Linux NVDIMM <nvdimm@lists.linux.dev>, linux-cxl@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [ndctl PATCH 0/6] Convert to the Meson build system
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 11:53:39 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAPcyv4jjv=VMLdHx-vJb5b5NOZHQY=_qzJ5Ym+zNa9A22zj9Qg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87mtqo68e4.fsf@vajain21.in.ibm.com>

On Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 11:47 AM Vaibhav Jain <vaibhav@linux.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com> writes:
>
> > Autotools is slow. It is so slow that it takes some of the joy out of
> > hacking on the ndctl project. A fellow developer points out that QEMU
> > has moved to meson, and systemd has moved as well. An initial conversion
> > of ndctl to meson shows speed gains as large as an order of magnitude
> > improvement, and that result motivates the formal patches below to
> > complete the conversion.
> >
> > Given that this change breaks scripts built for automating the autotools
> > style build, the old autotools environment is kept working until all the
> > meson conversion bugs have been worked out, and downstream users have
> > had a chance to adjust.
> >
> > Other immediate benefits beside build speed is a unit test execution
> > harness with more capability and flexibility. It allows tests to be
> > organized by category and has a framework to support timeout as a test
> > failure.
> >
> > ---
> >
> > Dan Williams (6):
> >       util: Distribute 'filter' and 'json' helpers to per-tool objects
> >       Documentation: Drop attrs.adoc include
> >       build: Drop unnecessary $tool/config.h includes
> >       build: Explicitly include version.h
> >       test: Prepare out of line builds
> >       build: Add meson build infrastructure
> >
>
> With the patch-series got working builds for ndctl/daxctl on ppc64le using meson/ninja
> Hence,
>
> Tested-by: Vaibhav Jain <vaibhav@linux.ibm.com>

Thanks!

      reply	other threads:[~2021-07-14 18:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-09 19:52 Dan Williams
2021-07-09 19:52 ` [ndctl PATCH 1/6] util: Distribute 'filter' and 'json' helpers to per-tool objects Dan Williams
2021-07-09 19:52 ` [ndctl PATCH 2/6] Documentation: Drop attrs.adoc include Dan Williams
2021-07-09 19:52 ` [ndctl PATCH 3/6] build: Drop unnecessary $tool/config.h includes Dan Williams
2021-07-09 19:53 ` [ndctl PATCH 4/6] build: Explicitly include version.h Dan Williams
2021-07-09 19:53 ` [ndctl PATCH 5/6] test: Prepare out of line builds Dan Williams
2021-07-09 19:53 ` [ndctl PATCH 6/6] build: Add meson build infrastructure Dan Williams
2021-07-14 18:46 ` [ndctl PATCH 0/6] Convert to the Meson build system Vaibhav Jain
2021-07-14 18:53   ` Dan Williams [this message]

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