[CDash] newbie questions

Reuben Kraft reuben.kraft at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 14:34:50 UTC 2017

Thank you Zack. This was very helpful information. I went with Travis CI
and it is working nicely.


On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 4:01 PM, Zack Galbreath <zack.galbreath at kitware.com>

> On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 1:04 PM, Reuben Kraft <reuben.kraft at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> 1) I am confused what relationship the my.cdash.org website has with my
>> local install of cdash and dependencies. Can I do one instead of the other?
> As you noticed we host a few installations of CDash, such as my.cdash.org
> and open.cdash.org.  The software is also available under an open-source
> license, so you can also set it up & run it yourself.
> 2) If I am using github, and I commit a code change. When does cdash come
>> into the picture? Do I need to run the regression tests on my local machine
>> and then tell cdash to “inspect” the results?
> The main value of CDash is in organizing & displaying your build/test
> results.  How you actually test changes to your code base is up to you.
> Since your code already lives on GitHub, I will point out that TravisCI and
> CircleCI are popular and free options.  There's plenty of other ways to
> accomplish this too.
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