[OpenLayers-Dev] manual acceptance tests

Eric Lemoine eric.c2c at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 16:15:20 EST 2007

On Nov 9, 2007 9:48 PM, Tim Schaub <tschaub at openplans.org> wrote:
> Hey-
> Erik Uzureau wrote:
> > Also, I think its probably a good time to start looking into a
> > post-commit hook (only on trunk, of course) that runs the unit tests.
> > I don't personally have the first clue as to how to do that but
> > someone out there must? I think it would be a helpful addition to our
> > process and (realistically) wouldn't hinder the dev process hardly at
> > all.
> Smartypants Schmidt just pointed out that this could be done in a much
> simpler way than I proposed.
> Buy a machine dedicated to testing (or multiple machines if you care
> about OS), open up all browsers we care about, run a modified version of
> run-tests.html (on a timeout to refresh every hour), and have it create
> a XMLHttpRequest with any failure results.  Then set up some service
> that sits around and listens for these failure requests and have it post
>   these results somewhere.  So fancy!


That service could also send email to some mailing list on failure. It
also could provide an RSS feed people could register to :-)


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