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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-10 11:48:14

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

>> Of course we're in serious danger of getting into the tool writing business
>> again here ....
> I have been suggesting to look into QMTest (, which
> I happen to maintain), to drive the regression testing. It does allow the storage
> of test results in databases, and it keeps track of how tests results evolve over
> time.
> In fact, one of the more important features (which, unfortunately, make it hard
> to hook it up with, is that it allows the introspection of a 'test database':
> You can look at the test database (test suites, test sub-suites, as well as individual
> tests, test results, etc.) without actually running them. This is good for robustness,
> and allows to easily generate reports, involving different dimensions (across test suites,
> across platforms, across time, etc.).
> Oh, and QMTest makes it easy to run tests in parallel, dispatching to a compile farm, etc.

Can you give a brief summary of what QMTest actually does and how
Boost might use it?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting
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