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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-08 13:24:13

on Wed Aug 08 2007, Stefan Seefeld <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> This part of my analysis focuses on the tools available for getting
>> feedback from the system about what's broken. Once again, because
>> there's been substantial effort invested in dart/cmake/ctest and
>> interest expressed by Kitware in supporting our use thereof, I'm
>> including that along with our current mechanisms. Although not
>> strictly a reporting system, I'll also discuss BuildBot a bit because
>> Rene has been doing some research on it and it has some feedback
>> features.
> I think it is important to consider the different tools for the purpose
> they were designed for. None of them will do the whole job, but with
> a good combination of them I believe very useful and robust things can
> be built.
> Notably, I do believe that buildbot is an invaluable tool to drive
> the build and test automation. It provides a good framework to formalize
> the process in, and it scales very well.

As I mentioned, I plan to deal with that issue in a separate thread of
this analysis.

Dave Abrahams
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