[Cdash] Purpose of "Details" column in test details view?

Bill Hoffman bill.hoffman at kitware.com
Fri Sep 19 14:50:53 UTC 2008

Dan Thill wrote:
> I've been banging on CDash for a few months now, and I can't figure out
> the purpose of the "Details" column in viewTest.php.  For me, some tests
> show "Completed" or "Failed" but most of the time the value is
> blank--regardless of the actual results of the test.  I checked the
> database, and it reflects the value in the "test" table.
> I can't find any correlations among the tests (some tests are plain exe
> calls, others are calls to cmake -S SomeTestScript.cmake).
> Any ideas?  Maybe it's due to to the slightly out of date version of
> CMake/CTest I have to use (2.4.3).
It maybe your version of ctest (that is a very old version...)

Here is one example:


It can show some other stuff as well:

     "Not Run",


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