Subject: Re: [boost] [all][testing] Regression summary upgrades
From: Adam Wulkiewicz (adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-13 19:25:27
Adam Wulkiewicz wrote:
> Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>> Yellow is a bit discouraging, for example for Boost.Math where the
>> details are much more
>> encouragingly green.
> Exactly. After seing it I personally get an impression that Boost is
> not working in general, which of course is not true.
>> Is it easily possible to show the fraction of tests and/or platforms
>> that pass?
>> (However I accept that the requirements are different for libraries
>> will zillions of tests compared
>> to those with few).
> 4. Or more graphically. The cells for failures probably could be
> divided into 2 colors vertically. The height of the yellow/orange bar
> inside a cell could indicate the percentage of the failures (with 4
> possible heights: <=25%, <=50%, <=75% and <=100%). With this we could
> put the name of the most significant failure in the cell. This could
> be nice actually but it's hard to predict how clear would it be. It
> requires some testing.
This could look more or less like on the following picture (I hope it's
ok to send images embedded in the email on the Boost list):
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