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H.Merijn Brand
February 17, 2003 09:47
Re: Request for feedback: "make test" results into a database
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On Mon 17 Feb 2003 18:30, Kurt Starsinic <> wrote:
> Hi,
>     I often want to view the results of "make test" for a perl tarball,
> and I'm starting to think that I'd like the results in some sort of a
> database.  Has anybody done something like this?  Is there anybody else
> who would like this feature, and do they have an opinion as to how it
> should be implemented?

Did you ever have a look at the smoke suite? After you're done with a build 
(including the tests) there are two files you can peruse. The .log file is the
most extensive one, from which the `known' messages are stripped, making
traceback of warnings and errors relatively easy.

>     Those who don't want the feature need not reply.  I don't intend
> to implement it in a way that will alter or interfere with normal
> usage.
>     - Kurt

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