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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-22 10:22:43

Aleksey Gurtovoy <agurtovoy_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Rene Rivera writes:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> "Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>>Agree -- I think the big blocker here is expanding the set of regression
>>>> testers during this period.
>>> This is part of why I think BuildBot is a good idea.
>> But Buildbot can't solve it all on it's own. I'm sure that many Boost
>> users would like to help out with resources but they only have a small
>> amount CPU access to give. So running tests for 5-8 hours is
>> preventing from getting resources we could otherwise have. Letting
>> people test smaller parts of Boost is one way to entice those people
>> to donate such resources.
> I totally agree.

I actually thought that the ability to schedule smaller tests on
specific machines was something BuildBot might enable.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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