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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-07 12:10:07

Janek Kozicki wrote:
> Hi,
> 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 :)


I have made a similar proposal:

Though, unfortunately, nobody seems to have picked up the topic.
I don't think anything as radical as a VM is needed, really. Instead,
the harness needs to be (incrementally) refined to

1) control as much of the development environment to which the build process is exposed

2) report all free parameters that influence the outcome.

I think this is achievable, using a buildbot setup.


      ...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...

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