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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-09 12:59:05

David Abrahams wrote:
>> So what would happen if build logs for each test were stored in an
>> SVN tree set aside for the purpose, with pass/fail and date/time
>> status stored as SVN properties? Could this be automated, from
>> within bjam or CMake or whatever?
> Sure it could.
> So you *are* actually advocating a separate file in SVN for each test?
> I guess I also worry about the performance cost of doing a checkin for
> each test.

Nod: however we look at this, there's a lot of data flying around, any
system is going to struggle at some point :-(

>> Of course we're in serious danger of getting into the tool writing
>> business again here ....
> Unless we entirely drop our display distinctions and markup, or we
> stick with the same fragile/unreliable display tools we have,
> *someone* has to write new display tools. There just aren't any
> existing tools out there that do what we want.

Sigh, yes. Of course that's the same reason we started Boost.Build,
quickbook etc...


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