[Piglit] [Mesa-dev] Request for Mentorship

Matt Turner mattst88 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 17:06:04 PDT 2015

On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 5:04 PM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> -Emil

Why are you guys using a thread about requesting an EVoC mentor for this?

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