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

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Thu Jun 5 18:56:26 PDT 2014

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. 

BTW, if that was really a workable solution, there was no need for the
change that spawned this thread in the first place. :)

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

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