[development] Testing SQLite on Linux

Kieran Lal kieran at acquia.com
Sat Dec 13 04:01:36 UTC 2008

This is what we are doing on http://testing.drupal.org.


On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 6:45 PM, John Morahan <john.morahan at gmail.com>wrote:

> This may be obvious, but if you place the database file on a tmpfs, it
> runs much faster.  You can do this by specifying e.g. /dev/shm/drupal as
> the database name when you install.  Pointless for a real site, of
> course, but useful for a once-off local install to run the simpletests.
> On my laptop (which admittedly runs dm-crypt, perhaps putting the HD at
> an unfair disadvantage) the difference is on the scale of under 17
> minutes versus over two hours for running the full test suite.
> Just a heads up in case anyone else didn't realize this.
> -john
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