[Cdash] How to handle huge test output
julien.jomier at kitware.com
Thu Dec 10 12:04:38 EST 2009
> we are indeed using MySQL as the database backend. As I don't know the
> internal table organisation of CDash, I am wondering, if compressing
> whole rows wouldn't slow down accesses
> to the tables very much. Wouldn't it be better to only compress the
> column containing the text output? This could be done in CDash upon
> access of this column only.
I played with the compression this morning and using zlib to compress
the test output we can get up to 8 times compression. I think this is
the way to go. I'm going to implement that soon.
> I already tried to put a feature request in the bug tracker, but the bug
> tracker, which is linked from www.cdash.org does only contain category
> entries for CMake, CTest etc., but not for CDash.
> So I thought I'd ask on the mailing list first.
There is a project CDash on www.cdash.org/Bug. We probably want to move
the bug to the CDash project.
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