Re: [RFC] building postgres with meson - v13

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Peter Geoghegan <pg(at)bowt(dot)ie>
Cc: Nathan Bossart <nathandbossart(at)gmail(dot)com>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Thomas Munro <thomas(dot)munro(at)gmail(dot)com>, Justin Pryzby <pryzby(at)telsasoft(dot)com>, samay sharma <smilingsamay(at)gmail(dot)com>, Nazir Bilal Yavuz <byavuz81(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [RFC] building postgres with meson - v13
Date: 2022-09-25 00:13:22
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On 2022-09-24 16:56:20 -0700, Peter Geoghegan wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2022 at 2:50 PM Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de> wrote:
> > meson:
> >
> > time meson test
> > real 0m42.178s
> > user 7m8.533s
> > sys 2m17.711s
> I find that a more or less comparable test run on my workstation
> (which has a Ryzen 9 5950X) takes just over 38 seconds. I think that
> the improvement is far more pronounced on that machine compared to a
> much older workstation.


> One more question about this, that wasn't covered by the Wiki page: is
> there some equivalent to "make installcheck" with meson builds?

Not yet. Nothing impossible, just not done yet. Partially because installcheck
is so poorly defined (run against an already running server for pg_regress vs
using "system" installed binaries for tap tests).


Andres Freund

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