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Subject: Re: [boost] [SoC] Summer of Code Project Ideas
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-09 12:55:29

Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> On 03/09/2010 12:26 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> Now that you mention it, reimplementing test results reporting would
>>> be an
>>> excellent project.
>> Once upon a time.. I started with step 0 of that. By having bjam be
>> able to output XML of the build results. With the hope of someone
>> taking that XML and processing it into some test reporting tools. Not
>> necessarily rewriting the existing one, but using some externally
>> available ones. Unfortunately the reporting capabilities of existing
>> tools doesn't approach the utility of results we currently get (even
>> if we get them at a high cost).
>> But some integration of the bjam XML output with other web test report
>> tools as a GSoC would be great!
> I still believe it would be better for boost if such logic would be
> out-sourced into externally developed and maintained code.
> I once offered to help to use QMTest for all the testing harness,
> including data collection and reporting. But my point here is not to
> promote my own tools, but rather to encourage boost developers to focus
> on what (IMO) matters: the boost libraries, not the harnesses that are
> used to develop and build them.

Would you please list the tools that produce equally useful result tables?
I am sure everybody will jump instantly as soon as such tools are identified.

- Volodya

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