[Python-Dev] automated testing system [was: Hundreds of warnings]

Neil Schemenauer nas@python.ca
Wed, 15 May 2002 11:26:01 -0700

David Ascher wrote:
> Are you really doing that?

Still thinking about it.  I haven't written a line of code yet. :-(  I
was originally was thinking of trying to get a hold of lots of weird
hardware and operating systems and setting up a little test farm.
Emutators like bochs and vmware would be useful too. I've decided that's
not the right solution though.

Now I want to build a distributed system.  There would be some
cross-platform software that people could install on machines they have
laying around.  The more and weirder the better.  The system would
receive signals to start a build and regression test and send the
results to some collector.  The signal could be based on the CVS checkin
list.  The collector could generate summaries and post them to