SqueakTrunkPerformance issue (was: Re: [Box-Admins] Jenkins executors on master)

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Mon Apr 13 20:05:33 UTC 2015

It seems like the SqueakTrunkPerformance job has some problems. The 
results are consistent, because they are probably not updated at all. The 
last 29 values are exactly the same for all benchmakrs, for example 
9575ms for BinaryTrees: 


On Fri, 10 Apr 2015, Levente Uzonyi wrote:

> Hi All,
> I see that we have two executors on master, but the machine has only one CPU. 
> This wouldn't be a problem in general - it possibly gives some speedup when 
> one of the builds is waiting for some external resource - but it adds way too 
> much noise to the SqueakTrunkPerformance job's results. The last few builds 
> are quite okay, but previous runs look like noise only: 
> http://build.squeak.org/job/SqueakTrunkPerformance/performance/
> So, I think we should either ensure somehow that the SqueakTrunkPerformance 
> job can only be executed alone, or just decrease the number of executors to 
> one.
> Another thing which should be ensured is that this job can't be run on any of 
> the slaves, because that makes the comparision with previous builds 
> uncomparable.
> I can imagine that these are all handled already, because the last few 
> results are pretty much consistent. In that case sorry for the noise.
> Levente

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