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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-27 21:08:46

Sebastian Redl wrote:
> K. Noel Belcourt wrote:

>> I was hoping to start testing essentially this whole matrix on our
>> machines. Will the testing system scale up if I were to start
>> testing this whole matrix? Can anyone envision problems?

> From my little experience with it, I'm pretty sure that the time
> required to generate the summary tables from the test XML is worse than
> linear in complexity - considerably worse. (On my machine, ~10 seconds
> with one result ZIP, ~1 minute with 3, ~5 minutes with 6 - and that was
> with a bug that resulted in the data not actually being used.)

Yea, we know it's an exponential growth. This is another aspect of XSL
that I don't like, it's not designed for what are essentially database
operations which is what we are doing.

> That's just one part of the testing system, but it has to happen on one
> machine.

How likely is it you can improve on the performance? And with how much

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