[Cdash] problem while submitting to cdash

Julien Jomier julien.jomier at kitware.com
Wed Dec 22 12:48:41 UTC 2010

On 22/12/2010 12:29, girish hilage wrote:
> 1. what is difference between nighlty, continuous, experimental builds?
> How to make use of them?

These are groups or tracks. You can define any track you want from the 
CDash interface. By definition Nightly regroup the builds that are run 
at night, continuous are builds that are continuously tracking the state 
of the software and experimental are builds that are submitted once.

> 2. why does cdash need repository URL? how it makes use of it?

CDash queries the repository to report the nightly changes (every 24h), 
if you have a publicly available repository you can specify the URL in 

> 3. if an administrator(girish_hilage at mydomain.com
> <mailto:girish_hilage at mydomain.com>) sends mail to site maintainers then
> what goes as a parameter to "MAIL FROM: " command to smtp?
> Is it <apached at mymachine.mydomain.com> or <girish_hilage at mydomain.com>?
> If it is <apached at mymachine.mydomain.com> then how can I make CDASH use
> <girish_hilage at mydomain.com> instead of <apached at mymachine.mydomain.com>?

The From is the variable "$CDASH_EMAILADMIN" in your config.local.php.


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