[Cdash] test summary page shows previous days builds

Julien Jomier julien.jomier at kitware.com
Thu Jun 26 14:30:33 UTC 2008


Thanks for the report. Yes you do need a login on Mantis to report an 
issue (so developers can contact you if necessary).

This looks like a bug to me, I'm going to look at it as soon as I can.
I have logged a bug in Mantis.


Felix Klock wrote:
> I briefly tried reporting this via your Mantis page, but I am not 
> experienced in Mantis and did not see an obvious way to create a new 
> Ticket/Issue.  (Do I need to make a Mantis account to do so?)
> So I am reporting the bug to the mailing list instead.
> I cannot tell whether this is supposed to be a feature, but when looking 
> at a test summary page, it lists the tests from the previous day in the 
> query.
> As an example, consider the page at the following URL:
> http://www.cdash.org/CDash/testSummary.php?project=22&name=jobremotetest&date=20080625 
> The text says: "Testing summary for jobremotetest performed on 
> 20080625", yet the builds are clearly from 20080624, as you can see from 
> the build stamps (and further verify by following the links on their rows).
> As I said in my first sentence, perhaps this is intentional behavior for 
> the test summary page.  But if that is the case, then something deeper 
> is wrong.  Consider the following use case:
> 1. Start here: http://www.cdash.org/CDash/index.php?project=kdelibs
> 2. Then follow the link in the first row in the Test Fail column, to see 
> what tests failed.
> 3. Click the link of the name for the first test that failed (that is, 
> the jobremotetest link)
> Now we're staring at a test summary page for a set of builds unrelated 
> to the one that we clicked the link for; not a good user experience.
> -Felix, who hacked in a "fix" for this into his private Dash 
> installation by adding 24*3600 to $currentstarttime in testSummary.php 
> alone, but suspects that the CDash developers will come up with a more 
> appropriate change.
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