[webkit-dev] Anyone else having these problems with run-webkit-tests?

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Sun Mar 23 12:52:47 PDT 2014

Same here :(

On 3/23/14, 12:15 PM, Darin Adler wrote:
> When I use run-webkit-tests to run the entire test suite, on a debug build of TOT WebKit, on Mavericks, I’m having the following problems:
> - Towards the end of the run, the tests run slowly, over a second per test on my 3.5GHz i7 iMac with tons of memory, which is about 10X too slow I think. The sample shows the vast majority of the time is spent in JavaScript garbage collection. This is running mostly the svg/custom tests.
Yep. The time from 31k to 33k is a long as from 0 to 31k :(
> - Towards the end of the run, instead of the 8 parallel copies of DumpRenderTree, only 1 copy of DumpRenderTree seems to run. This is running mostly the svg/custom tests.
I think the problem is we can only run DumpRenderTree in parallel on 
different folders. Toward the end, everything left is one or two slow 
> - Six audio tests always fail, and as a side effect of their failure, they dump expected.png files into my LayoutTests/platform/mac/webaudio directory.
I often have flaky tests in webaudio but not systematic failures.


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