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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH] tests/qemu-iotests/235: Allow fallback to tcg a

From: John Snow
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH] tests/qemu-iotests/235: Allow fallback to tcg and remove it from quick group
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:32:39 -0400
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On 3/1/19 7:20 AM, Thomas Huth wrote:
> iotest 235 currently only works with KVM - this is bad for systems where
> it is not available, e.g. CI pipelines. The test also works when using
> "tcg" as accelerator, so we can simply add that to the list of accelerators,
> too. But still, there might be the case that someone compiled their
> QEMU with --disable-tcg and still try to run the iotests in a CI pipeline
> where KVM is not available - in that case it would be best to use the
> "qtest" accelerator for this test. However, that currently hangs and I
> did not succeed to get it working with "accel=qtest" yet. Thus, as long
> as this is not fixed, it's likely better to remove this test from the
> "quick" group so that it does not fail on CI pipelines.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <address@hidden>

What happens if we set accel=kvm:tcg but leave it in quick group? It
will still fail in those cases where we have neither accelerator for
whichever reason, but maybe that's better than just trying to prevent it
from running ... ?

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