wireguard ci hooked up to quite a few kernel trees

Michael B. Williams Michael.Williams at glexia.com
Wed Jan 29 13:57:37 CET 2020

What’s with all the “Built Invalid Date” below each commit hash.

On Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 23:37 Bhaskar Chowdhury <unixbhaskar at gmail.com>

> Looks bloody good Jason! thanks, man!
> ~Bhaskar
> On 13:15 Wed 29 Jan 2020, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >
> >With the merging of wireguard, I've hooked the project's CI up to
> >quite a few trees. We now have:
> >
> >- net-next
> >- net
> >- linux-next
> >- linux (Linus' tree)
> >- wireguard-linux (my tree)
> >- wireguard-linux-compat (backports to kernels 3.10 - 5.5)
> >
> >When the various pushes and pulls click a few more cranks through the
> >machinery, I'll probably add crypto and cryptodev, and eventually
> >Greg's stable trees. If anybody has suggestions on other relevant
> >trees that might help catch bugs as early as possible, I'm all ears.
> >
> >Right now builds are kicked off for every single commit made to each
> >one of these trees, on x86_64, i686, aarch64, aarch64_be, arm, armeb,
> >mips64, mips64el, mips, mipsel, powerpc64le, powerpc, and m68k. For
> >each of these, a fresh kernel and miniature userland containing the
> >test suite is built from source, and then booted in qemu.
> >
> >Even though the CI at the moment is focused on the wireguard test
> >suite, it has a habit of finding lots of bugs and regressions in other
> >weird places. For example, linux-next is failing at the moment on a
> >few archs.
> >
> >I run this locally every day all day while developing kernel things
> >too. It's one command to test a full kernel for whatever thing I'm
> >working on, and this winds up saving a lot of time in development and
> >lets me debug things with printk in the dumbest ways possible while
> >still being productive and efficient.
> >
> >You can view the current build status here:
> >https://www.wireguard.com/build-status/
> >
> >This sort of CI is another take on the kernel CI problem; I know a few
> >organizations are doing similar things. I'd be happy to eventually
> >expand this into something more general, should there be sufficient
> >interest -- probably initially on networking stuff -- or it might turn
> >out that this simply inspires something else that is more general and
> >robust, which is fine too. Either way, here's my contribution to the
> >modicum of kernel CI things happening.
> >
> >Regards,
> >Jason
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