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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-09 11:37:27

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Douglas Gregor wrote:
>>>wow, you want me to only run the tests once a day instead of 4 times?
>>>Surely, you're not suggesting that I'd get differing results if I
>>>checked out using the same time more than once.
>>Obviously, this is not the case. Looking at the summary page, however,
>>we get a view across many CVS states, so it's hard to tell which
>>version of the source code we're looking at. The answer isn't to submit
>>only once per day (more testing is better, always!), but to have at
>>least one build from each tester that references the source code at
>>12:00am EST.
> I think the real answer is Subversion with its repository-wide revision
> number, which can be shown next to test results. It's much more usable than
> date -- I don't even know for sure what's 12:00 EST and how it get it ;-)

BuildBot supports both SubVersion and CVS. And keeps track of the
"version" that is getting tested. For SVN it's the revision number, and
for CVS it's a checkout time stamp (based on the actual change

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