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From "Alexei Zakharov" <alexei.zakha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build-test-infra] Build Test Infrastructure
Date Wed, 02 Aug 2006 07:45:24 GMT
Hi Geir,

Well, if we will have a java-based webserver then there is no problem. As
far as I understand Anton wasn't sure we have one.

Regards,

2006/8/2, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com>:
>
>
> Alexei Zakharov wrote:
> > 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.
>
> Well, I have objections if I understand things correctly.
>
> There is no reason for "least common denominator" CGI+perl for this
> since it's not made to deploy everywhere.  Yes, it can run locally on
> every build/test installation, but they are all java based anyway!
>
> So what am I missing?
>
> geir
>
> >
> > 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
> >> > --
> >> > Alexei Zakharov,
> >> > Intel Middleware Product Division
> >> >
> >>
> >> --
> >> Regards,
> >> Anton Luht,
> >> Intel Middleware Products Division



-- 
Alexei Zakharov,
Intel Middleware Product Division

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