Re: [eigen] 3.3.8 expected on September 7

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Hi David,

On 08.09.20 20:06, David Tellenbach wrote:
> In fact, I work for Arm and as you might have seen, quite a lot of work
> has already been done in Eigen's Arm backend, however this is for master
> and not 3.3. Together with Arm we were able to allocate Arm64 hardware
> for nightly CI test jobs. Tbh, the only thing missing is me integrating
> it but this is planned for this week.

I've seen some commits regarding Neon in master and looking forward to
an upcoming feature release. Thank you for your efforts.

> In short: We are happy about every contribution to our CDash dashboard,
> but in the (hopefully not so) long run it will most likely be replaced
> by GitLab CI with runners for x86_64, Arm64 and PPC. As soon as this is
> finished I'll make a general announcement [...].

So I will shift my testing to integrating the current 3.3 branch into
our projects and test these projects then. Should you require any CDash
runs feel free to send me an email.


>> On 8. Sep 2020, at 19:52, Norbert Wenzel
>> <norbert.wenzel.lists@xxxxxxxxx
>> <mailto:norbert.wenzel.lists@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>> On 07.09.20 23:27, David Tellenbach wrote:
>>> Due to some fixes we just recently picked from master into 3.3, we
>>> decided to
>>> postpone the planned release for a few more days. I hope everyone
>>> understands
>>> this decision, especially since the last release was quite some time ago
>>> and the
>>> number of new commits is relatively large.
>> I used Gael's mail as a motivation to run tests on ARM64. I was mainly
>> struggling with reporting to CDash in conjunction with our company
>> network, hence there were multiple runs.
>> As there are different tests failing in different runs I suspect the
>> tests to be failing because of either misconfiguration on my side or
>> missing resources on the test runner.
>> Before investigating the failing tests any further I'd like to clarify
>> whether these runs on ARM64 are of any use to you. They require (and
>> always will I'm afraid) some amount of manual work to run, so I could
>> try to run these tests semi-regularly if needed - but only if needed.
>> Cheers,
>> Norbert
>>>> On 27. Aug 2020, at 10:29, Gael Guennebaud
>>>> <gael.guennebaud@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:gael.guennebaud@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>> <mailto:gael.guennebaud@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>>> Dear all,
>>>> let me start by taking this opportunity to thank David for
>>>> revitalizing Eigen's developpement.
>>>> Thank to that, at long last we're having a new release of the stable
>>>> 3.3 branch within a few days. Since it receives many more changesets
>>>> than usual for such a minor release, it would be very welcome if some
>>>> of you could test it with your favorite compiler and options:
>>>> git clone -b 3.3 eigen3.3
>>>> cd eigen3.3
>>>> mkdir build
>>>> cd build
>>>> # run cmake adapting the options to your Eigen's usage, e.g.:
>>>> CXX=clang++-9 cmake  .. -DEIGEN_TEST_BUILD_FLAGS="-j 8"
>>>> # run ctest while submitting to cdash:
>>>> ctest -V -D Experimental -j 8
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Gaël

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