[Piglit] [Mesa-dev] Request for Mentorship

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 17:04:58 PDT 2015

On 10 June 2015 at 23:56, Rob Clark <robdclark at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 7:28 PM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 5 June 2015 at 22:08, Rob Clark <robdclark at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> so, maybe a bit off topic (and maybe doesn't really help with the
>>> whole finding a mentor thing).. but a sort of wish-list thing for
>>> piglit that I've had in the back of my head is something like "tig"
>>> for piglit.  I suppose it doesn't have to necessarily be a curses
>>> based UI, it could be gui..  but a lot of times while I find myself
>>> searching through results.json to find cmdline to re-run failed tests,
>>> which is kind of time consuming.  Some sort of front-end to piglit
>>> which would let me do things like filter on test status, then see
>>> output/results and if I want re-run the selected test(s) would be kind
>>> of nice.
>> Sounds like exactly what the html test summary provides. Although I'm
>> not sure how many people actually use it - json seems to be more
>> popular nowadays :-) I even recall naggin' on Dylan when things broke
>> on an occasion or two.
> except html is neither interactive nor fast/convenient ;-)
> The use case I'm thinking of is mostly driver devel/debug where I want
> to check if some updated version of a change I am working on fixed the
> regressions, and that sort of thing.  (Or re-run the failed tests with
> some FD_MESA_DEBUG env var debug flag.)  So ability to re-run
> individual tests (or group of tests based on filtered result status,
> etc) is what I'm looking for.  Versus digging through .json or html to
> find individual cmdlines for some 100's of tests ;-)
I see. I was fortunate enough to rerun only 2-3 regressing tests,
rather than 100's, so html was convenient enough :) The "rerun all
{failing,...} tests" does sound like a useful feature.


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