jtreg testing integrated

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Tue May 20 05:36:23 PDT 2008

Wait, now I remember, I used to wear the integrator hat too,
and I wanted the ability to data-mine a long series of javatest runs.
I never tackled that problem.

The general problem is really hard.
You want a report that says things like

Test FOO has been failing intermittently since the Ides of March,
but only on 64-bit x86 platforms.


On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 4:07 PM, Jonathan Gibbons
<Jonathan.Gibbons at sun.com> wrote:
> Martin,
> (removed compiler-dev)
> Your comments about unsymmetric runs are interesting.  jtdiff performs an
> n-way
> comparison, and I'd want to keep that functionality.
> The two use cases I had in mind were:
> -- Given a set of nightly builds on a set of platforms, compare the results
> across
>   all the platforms, and report differences
> -- Given the same set of nightly builds on a set of platforms, for each
> platform
>   perform a pair-wise comparison against the corresponding results last
> night/week/month.
> I'll see about adding an option to specify a reference set of results, for
> your
> "developer time" use case.

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