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From: Daniel Wallin (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-09 13:52:01

David Abrahams wrote:
> on Wed Aug 08 2007, "John Maddock" <> wrote:
>> Just thinking out loud here, but I've always thought that our test results
>> should be collected in a database: something like each test gets an XML
>> result file describing the test result, which then gets logged in the
>> database. The display application would query the database, maybe in
>> real-time for specific queries and present the results etc.
> Sure, that's what the Trac plugin would do.
>> Thinking somewhat outside the box here ... but could SVN be
>> conscripted for this purpose,
> The biggest downside of that idea is that it would be very expensive
> in SVN resources to ever give real-time feedback from testing, because
> you'd need a separate checkin for each build step.

.. And it would clutter our revision history with test log checkins. And
we'd loose all capability of making complex queries on the data. What
are the upsides to using svn for this, when there are proper databases

Daniel Wallin
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