Changing default make target (=>buildbot maintainers)

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at
Tue Mar 3 11:20:28 UTC 2020

Hi Lubos,

On Tue, Mar 03, 2020 at 11:24:17AM +0100, Luboš Luňák <l.lunak at> wrote:
>  so at is a change that 
> makes plain 'make' just build and that's it. Unless somebody speaks up, I'll 
> submit it on Monday.

I agree that the current "run some tests, but not all" default is not
great, so your <> change
looks like an improvement. :-)

>  Buildbot maintainers, if your build uses plain 'make' and you still want to 
> keep running the tests, please update to use targets that are invoked now by 
> the default target (what it is exactly is non-trivial, because it depends, 
> but if I'm reading the Makefile correctly, 'make unitcheck' should generally 
> be it).

Please don't forget about "slowchecks", which are currently part of
"make", but not part of "make unitcheck". Would buildbot owners then run
"make unitcheck slowcheck"? I'm not sure.


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