[Piglit] [PATCH] profile: Fix mixed concurrency runs

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Thu Jun 5 01:16:12 PDT 2014

On 05.06.2014 17:14, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On 05.06.2014 16:48, Dylan Baker wrote:
>> On Thursday, June 05, 2014 12:50:26 PM Michel Dänzer wrote:
>>> On 25.04.2014 07:51, Marek Olšák wrote:
>>>> There are 3 categories of tests:
>>>> - concurrent, these are off-screen and can be run anytime
>>>> - non-concurrent, because they render to a window (usually a front
>>>> buffer) and may take focus; any number of off-screen tests can be run
>>>> simultaneously with these, because off-screen tests cannot affect
>>>> front buffer rendering in other apps
>>>> - non-concurrent, because they measure time and therefore should be
>>>> run while all the other processes are idle (we really have like 2 or 3
>>>> of these)
>>> I fully agree with Marek on this. It would be great if somebody could
>>> work on distinguishing between the second and third case above, and
>>> allowing one second case test to run concurrently with first case tests
>>> again. This would cut down the runtime of gpu.py by several minutes for me.
>> If you have a compositor you could always just use the -c option and run all 
>> of the tests concurrently. 
> No, that doesn't work for the third case (or even for the second case,
> if it results in several second case apps running concurrently).

The part in parens is of course addressed by using a compositor, please
ignore that. :)

Earthling Michel Dänzer            |                  http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast          |                Mesa and X developer

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