From: Sohail Somani (s.somani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-07 11:42:59
I think the idea is good but my experience with running regressions/compilations on vmware is that it is SLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW.
If instead you have a per-platform "installer package" that does the same thing, only runs natively, that would be good.
From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] on behalf of Janek Kozicki
Sent: Thu 6/7/2007 5:24 AM
Subject: [boost] [boost_at_home] revolutionary solution to create a testing farm
go ahead and call me crazy :) I couldn't sleep last night thinking
about the problems that boost has with the testing process.
Although the roots of my idea were different it turns out to be very
similar to well known SETI_at_Home project. Therefore I call it Boost_at_Home :)
Solution is simple in following steps:
1. create a vmware image with operating system and a single compiler
installed. One vmware image per compiler to ease bugfix and upgrades
in the vmware images.
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