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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-23 21:35:16

Roman Yakovenko writes:
> Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:
> > a) incremental cylces, with a full rebuild once a week or
> > something similar
> > (here at Meta, for instance, are currently doing full
> > rebuild on every
> > cycle);
> >
> > b) distributed testing of libraries, with the following
> > merging of results
> > into a single report.
> I agree with Aleksey. I am using boost a lot in my work.
> So I would like to give something back. I can test CVS version of boost
> on WinXP + compiler of MS Visual Studio 7.1. And at home on
> "Fedora Core 2" gcc 3.4.
> The question is what should I send back?

Ideally, the test results in XML that would be then merged and processed
to generate a boost-wide report.

A bigger issue is that the procedure how to set up and maintain regression
tests is largely undocumented and under-automated. The regression system
we use here at Meta solves the latter part, but it needs to be documented
too; I hope to get it posted sometime next week.

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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