[Cdash] Additional columns in CDash overview possible?

Julien Jomier julien.jomier at kitware.com
Thu Sep 24 14:58:59 UTC 2009

Hi Martin,

I agree that would be useful. I think we could make a generic interface 
in CDash to let you pick which measurements should show up on the test 
overview page. Could you log a feature request so we don't forget?


Martin Apel wrote:
> Hi Julien,
> thanks for your quick reply. Indeed I was talking about the output of 
> viewTest.php.
> We would like to add string and possibly numerical information in extra 
> columns, extracted from our tests.
> If it was possible to add at least string information that would be 
> great. We don't need any curves or stuff like this,
> simply a little bit more information indicating the cause of a failed 
> test in the overview. Currently you have to
> click back and forth to get a feeling if many tests failed for the same 
> reason or due to different problems.
> Regards,
> Martin
> Julien Jomier wrote:
>> Hi Martin,
>> I guess you are talking about the viewTest.php page, is that correct?
>> Right now there is no support in CDash for adding extra information, but
>> that could be added if you tell us what other details you would like to
>> add. CDash, like Dart, supports adding measurements to a test but we are
>> not showing them in the overview page right now.
>> Fell free to submit a feature request.
>> Julien
>> Martin Apel wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> is it possible to provide additional information for each test,
>>> displayed in the overview in CDash? This would result in additional
>>> columns in the overview. If I remember correctly I read something about
>>> the possibility to submit user-generated XML files to Dart, the
>>> predecessor of CDash, so I assume it might still be possible, but not
>>> documented.
>>> Regards,
>>> Martin
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