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From "Mikhail Loenko" <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Discussion: how to keep up stability and fast progress all together?
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2007 03:35:40 GMT
2007/4/4, Vladimir Ivanov <ivavladimir@gmail.com>:
> On 4/3/07, Stepan Mishura <stepan.mishura@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 4/3/07, Vladimir Ivanov wrote:
> > <SNIP>
> > >
> > > > I'd like to propose the next approach that may help us to know about
> > > > instabilities: develop (or take existing one, for example, Eclipse
> > > > hello world) a scenario for testing stability and configure CC to run
> > > > it at all times. The stability scenario must be the only one scenario
> > > > for CC; it must be short (no longer then an hour), test JRE in stress
> > > > conditions and cover most of functionality. If the scenario fails then
> > > > all newly committed updates are subject for investigation and fix (or
> > > > rollback).
> > >
> > > Actually, I prefer something without GUI or at least without using
> > > special 'GUI testing" tools. It should improve quality of this testing
> > > (than less tools than more predictable results :)) Current "Eclipse
> > > hello world" scenario based on the AutoIT for Win and X11GuiTest for
> > > Linux platform. Also we have this scenario based on API calls which
> > > should emulate GUI scenario. From these 2 approaches I prefer second
> > > to minimize 'false alarms'. Or may be some other scenarios (non-GUI)?
> > >
> >
>
> > Did I understand you correctly that there may be 'false alarms' caused
> > by using external 'GUI testing' tools? If yes which kind of 'false
> > alarms' are there?
>
> Seems, in some cases the input from the X11GuiTest can be lost in the system :(
> Also timeouts between different symbols may depends on the system load etc

How often does EHWA fail? Given that this scenario exercises VM very well
and the scenario itself is pretty fast we may run it twice and report
a problem if
it fails both attempts.

Thanks,
Mikhail

>
>  Thanks, Vladimir
>
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Stepan.
> >
> > >  Thanks, Vladimir
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Thought? Objections?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Stepan.
> > > >
> > > > > I read the discussion on naming, and M1, M2, ... is fine by me. 
How
> > > > > about we pick a proposed date for Apache Harmony M1?
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > > Tim
> > > > >
> > > >
> >
> > --
> > Stepan Mishura
> > Intel Enterprise Solutions Software Division
> >
>

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