[Cdash] purpose of JOB_COMPILER_NAME?

Julien Jomier julien.jomier at kitware.com
Fri Mar 11 06:54:55 UTC 2011

Hi Johan,

You are correct, currently the JOB_COMPILER_NAME is used to match the 
target platform but the default one is used when the job is ran on the 
machine. We would need to add support for this.

Dave (in CC) might know if there is an easy way to achieve this.


On 10/03/2011 20:27, Johan Björk wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm afraid I may have misunderstood the purpose of the parameters when
> scheduling a build on CDash. Are the parameters only of help to choose a
> target machine? In the CDash code, once a target has been chosen, it
> always uses the compiler with the highest version number, it completely
> ignores that I chose a different one in the UI (or using the rest API)
> Is it a bug, or am I trying to use this feature in an unintended way?
> Thanks
> -Johan
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