[Cdash] Suggestions for experimental builds

David Cole david.cole at kitware.com
Fri Apr 15 14:05:40 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 10:02 AM, David Doria <daviddoria at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 9:56 AM, David Cole <david.cole at kitware.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 9:28 AM, David Doria <daviddoria at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > 1) Is it possible to check if the build name is localhost.localdomain
>> > and
>> > prompt the user for a better name when ctest -D Experimental is run and
>> > they
>> > haven't specified the build name in a file?
>> What is your suggestion for a better name? We should just use a better
>> "default name generating algorithm" if our default names are currently
>> "worse" than ideal...
>> It is trivially easy to override the values used for SITE and
>> BUILDNAME if you want to:
>>  cmake -DSITE:STRING=sitename -DBUILDNAME:STRING=buildname .
>>  ctest -D Experimental
> Maybe add these instructions in the output?
> [doriad at localhost ITK]$ ctest -D Experimental
>    Site: localhost.localdomain
>    Build name: Linux-c++
> (use "cmake -DSITE:STRING=sitename -DBUILDNAME:STRING=buildname" to change)

Good idea.

> or mention the file which contains the settings:
> (edit "filename.ext" to change)
> The problem is that instructions on ITK, etc simply say to run
> ctest -D Experimental
> and don't have any mention of how to configure it.

Which ITK instructions? Those should be updated.

David C.

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