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Re: a benchmark suite for Emacs

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: a benchmark suite for Emacs
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 09:16:36 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

This is super cool!

Gemini Lasswell <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello all,
> I've just pushed to scratch/benchmarks my WIP benchmarking suite for
> Emacs and Emacs packages.
> It's a long ways from done.  Some major missing parts are:
> - Better/more complete user interface
> - Documentation
> - Statistical analysis (report on noisiness of data)
> - Tramp integration/run benchmarks remotely
> - Use VC rather than calling git directly
> - More benchmark tasks
> - Tests
> But, given:
> - a local clone of a git repo
> - a program/shell script that produces an executable given that
>   git repo and a commit
> - a directory in the git repo with Lisp files containing tasks to be
>   benchmarked
> - a range of commits (as for git-rev-list(1))
> - a number of commits to select from the range
> it can use the shell script to build older versions of Emacs from
> commits selected from the commit range given, run the tasks in those
> older Emacs, record timing data, errors, process output and messages,
> and then produce a report in the form of an org-mode file ready for
> org-babel-gnuplot.
> The benchmark data is stored in a directory hierarchy organized so that
> benchmark data created on separate machines can be easily git-merged
> together.
> There's no documentation yet, but if any of you have time and interest
> in running benchmarks, let me know and I'll write up instructions.
> For those of you who generously spend your time reviewing code, the new
> benchmark directory, thread.el and erb-task.el are ready for your
> attention, but erb.el is not.
> I also welcome ideas for more benchmarks, or anyone who wants to
> write some.

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