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From "Alexei Zakharov" <alexei.zakha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build-test-infra] Build Test Infrastructure
Date Tue, 01 Aug 2006 12:09:57 GMT
Anton,

I have no objections here, just thinking about Harmony-hosted Harmony
web site - it can become really good self explanatory reliability
test. Not today, I agree. But may be some day.

With Regards,

2006/8/1, Anton Luht <anton.luht@gmail.com>:
> Hello Alexei,
>
> I believe that there are more installations that can execute CGI than
> those that can run servlets. I'm sure that for the first time the test
> infrastructure will be deployed to an existing installation but not to
> a dedicated server - that's why I decided that CGI suites better.
>
> When we have a dedicated host for builds maybe it'll be worth to
> rewrite test infrastructure in Java. But please do not consider the
> choice of technology final - I just wanted to pick something that fits
> for a prototype: fast to develop and easy to deploy.
>
> On 8/1/06, Alexei Zakharov <alexei.zakharov@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Anton,
> >
> > > I believe that most
> > > common server-side engine is CGI (not PHP or J2EE) so I'd like to
> > > implement this using Perl CGI scripts.
> >
> > (just thinking about) there are several good Java-oriented
> > technologies - servlets, JSP, JSF - why not to use them? I don't like
> > to say that servlets are more frequent than perl, but Java itself is
> > not the most widely used language. We should advertise it. :) IMHO
> > having Java web/servlets server (not a complete J2EE) for such type of
> > tasks with theoretically Harmony JRE inside will do a good job for our
> > project.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > 2006/7/28, Anton Luht <anton.luht@gmail.com>:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I know why this thread is so lazy - it's because everybody dislikes QA
> > > & testing :)
> > >
> > > > OK, now let me add my $0.02 about my vision about reporting of test
> > > > results. I believe it's better to do this using HTTP rather than mail
> > > > because some people may not have access to SMTP port (for example, be
> > > > behind proxy with Exchange as mail server - I don't really know if it
> > > > provides SMTP service). HTTP is open in most  configurations and it
> > > > was already decided that HDK and tests will be delivered via HTTP.
> > > >
> > > > I see the reporting of the results in the following way: after
> > > > executing tests the script packs results and uploads them (as with
> > > > browser file upload) to the server. After that data is processed on
> > > > server-side - daemons can send periodical e-mails, draw charts,
> > > > reports, lists of top test results contributors, etc.
> > >
> > > Nobody criticized this approach so I assume that it's not too bad. I'm
> > > going to implement a sketch for server-side bunch of scripts - one
> > > that accepts uploads and puts them to a temp directory and maybe some
> > > simple reports. They won't use any database. I believe that most
> > > common server-side engine is CGI (not PHP or J2EE) so I'd like to
> > > implement this using Perl CGI scripts. Since this is a first draft,
> > > I'm not going to use advanced templates language like XSLT. Including
> > > HTML output in script is bad idea so I'm going to use something like
> > > HTML::Template [1] for pages generation and CGI::Lite [2] for requests
> > > handling.
> > >
> > > Perl is chosen just because it suites well for fast prototyping development.
> > >
> > > If nobody objects, I'm going to start coding.
> > >
> > > [1] http://html-template.sourceforge.net/
> > > [2] http://search.cpan.org/~smylers/CGI-Lite-2.02/Lite.pm
> > >
> > > --
> > > Regards,
> > > Anton Luht,
> > > Intel Middleware Products Division
> > >
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> >
> >
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> > Alexei Zakharov,
> > Intel Middleware Product Division
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> Regards,
> Anton Luht,
> Intel Middleware Products Division
>
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Alexei Zakharov,
Intel Middleware Product Division

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