Build_farm suggestion and patch to reduce log output
Paul_Green at charter.net
Sat Aug 21 18:27:01 GMT 2004
Vance Lankhaar [mailto:vance at samba.org] wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-08-16 at 16:52, Paul Green wrote:
> > I'd like to suggest that the smbd log file, which is presently
> > appended to the regular log file at line 267 of build_test.fns,
> > instead be renamed and rsync'd separately back to the main
> > web site.
> > I think this would make it a lot easier to open up a couple
> > of windows
> > and have one of them show the client side of a failed test, and the
> > other show the server side of a failed test. Right now, if
> > either a
> > lot of tests fail, or if a particular test is verbose, it can be a
> > royal pain to search the log file.
> First, I'm a little hesitant to have a separate log file for
> each test, The main reason is that I *think* it would require
> quite a large number of changes to web/build.pl in order to
> handle the log files. (though, if we were to make those
> changes, it would make sense to do the same with the stdout
> from the tests too, so that we could pair the stdout and
> log.smbd together easier)
I agree that it makes sense to look at the general problem.
> As for easier to open separate windows for client/server, I'm
> afraid I don't see how that'd be much easier. Right now, you
> can do that fairly easily (at least, the way I see it ;)). In
> the first window, find the stdout stuff, and in the second
> window, find the log.smbd stuff.
Yes, this is true. It is a lot easier when you don't have 4 million
lines of output to deal with...
> (remember, you can "close" the tests you're not interested in
> by clicking on the name of it.)
This was a really cool addition. Thanks!
> I think that it would indeed be very nice to have the
> log.smbd output next to the stdout, but I really don't think
> I have time to do the work necessary to make it happen.
> School starts soon and therefore so does homework... That
> being said, naturally, I welcome patches :)
I hear you. I'll poke around sometime and see what I can do.
> (also, it should be fairly easy to add a link between the
> stdout and the log.smbd sections. If you're interested in
> doing that, let me know... I have a few ideas.)
That would be acceptable -- I'm listening!
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