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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, aconole@redhat.com,
	Michael Santana <maicolgabriel@hotmail.com>,
	Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/2] ci: hook to GitHub Actions
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 11:44:25 +0100
Message-ID: <7479990.Yk6BxxKdxd@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <0da994ab-da6f-2b07-d58c-210ae1b9f1ce@intel.com>

11/12/2020 21:07, Ferruh Yigit:
> On 12/4/2020 5:36 PM, David Marchand wrote:
> > With the recent changes in terms of free access to the Travis CI, let's
> > offer an alternative with GitHub Actions.
> > Running jobs on ARM is not supported unless using external runners, so
> > this commit only adds builds for x86_64 and cross compiling for i386 and
> > aarch64.
> > 
> > Differences with the Travis CI integration:
> > - Error logs are not dumped to the console when something goes wrong.
> >    Instead, they are gathered in a "catch-all" step and attached as
> >    artifacts.
> > - A cache entry is stored once and for all, but if no cache is found you
> >    can inherit from the default branch cache. The cache is 5GB large, for
> >    the whole git repository.
> > - The maximum retention of logs and artifacts is 3 months.
> > - /home/runner is world writable, so a workaround has been added for
> >    starting dpdk processes.
> > - Ilya, working on OVS GHA support, noticed that jobs can run with
> >    processors that don't have the same capabilities. For DPDK, this
> >    impacts the ccache content since everything was built with
> >    -march=native so far, and we will end up with binaries that can't run
> >    in a later build. The problem has not been seen in Travis CI (?) but
> >    it is safer to use a fixed "-Dmachine=default" in any case.
> > - Scheduling jobs is part of the configuration and takes the form of a
> >    crontab. A build is scheduled every Monday at 0:00 (UTC) to provide a
> >    default ccache for the week (useful for the ovsrobot).
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
> > ---
> > Changelog since v1:
> > - changed shell variables value in CI scripts and Travis configuration
> >    (s/=[^\$]*1/=\1true), this makes it easier for GHA,
> > - forced compilation as 'default' to avoid random unit tests issues in
> >    GHA,
> > - scheduled a run per week on Monday at 0:00 UTC,
> > - updated the ccache key:
> >    - no need to depend on the default-library parameter since this
> >      parameter only impacts the linking of dpdk binaries,
> >    - the week when the cache is generated is added so that jobs in
> >      other branches can benefit from a recent cache (mimicking what we had
> >      for the robot in Travis),
> > - realigned documentation generation with what is done in Travis:
> >    generating the doc in all jobs was a waste of resources,
> > 
> 
> For series,
> Tested-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
> 
> Confirmed that ABI check script is detecting issues, in the absence of the 
> Travis checks I am for having this alternative.

Thanks for offering an interesting CI alternative.
For the series,
Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>




  reply	other threads:[~2020-12-14 10:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-24 21:57 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] ci: hook to Github Actions David Marchand
2020-11-25 13:44 ` Aaron Conole
2020-11-25 14:31   ` David Marchand
2020-11-26  4:46     ` Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-11-26  8:06       ` David Marchand
2020-11-26 17:01         ` Honnappa Nagarahalli
2020-12-08 14:08           ` David Marchand
2020-12-04 17:36 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/2] ci: hook to GitHub Actions David Marchand
2020-12-04 17:36   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/2] ci: enable v21 ABI checks David Marchand
2020-12-14 14:13     ` Aaron Conole
2020-12-11 20:07   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/2] ci: hook to GitHub Actions Ferruh Yigit
2020-12-14 10:44     ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-12-14 14:12   ` Aaron Conole
2020-12-14 16:17   ` David Marchand

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