[PATCH] Increase timeout for tests and syntax-check

Andrea Bolognani abologna at redhat.com
Fri Jan 29 15:20:53 UTC 2021

On Fri, 2021-01-29 at 14:53 +0000, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 03:46:18PM +0100, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> > On Fri, 2021-01-29 at 12:48 +0000, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> > > I'm not convinced we want to optimize for the slowest hardware
> > > we can find, especially when there's an easy option of setting
> > > --timeout-multiplier=10.
> > 
> > It's not complicated to add the option, but the fact that Debian,
> > SUSE and now Fedora all need to specify a timeout multiplier hints to
> > the fact that perhaps the default timeout is just too small.
> AFAIK, Fedora hasn't set any timeout multiplier in our builds.


  commit 70307548d1622bfeffd60c86e62098d165c95074
  Author: Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com>
  Date:   Thu Jan 21 16:54:45 2021 -0500

    spec: Increase meson test timeout 10x

    Tests time out when building in slow environments, like emulated
    s390x in Fedora copr. Bump up the test timeout

    Reviewed-by: Neal Gompa <ngompa13 at gmail.com>
    Reviewed-by: Andrea Bolognani <abologna at redhat.com>
    Signed-off-by: Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com>

the timeout multiplier has been added to the upstream spec file,
which the Fedora spec file is based on, so while you're correct that
Fedora is not yet using it, it's fair to assume it will soon make its
way there for the benefit of e.g. the virt-preview COPR.

Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization

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