[Piglit] Allow junit to be used for summary generation

Dylan Baker baker.dylan.c at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 10:46:08 PDT 2015

On Thu, Oct 08, 2015 at 06:09:16PM -0700, Mark Janes wrote:
> baker.dylan.c at gmail.com writes:
> > This series updates the junit backend to allow it to properly load junit
> > and convert it back into piglit's internal representation, thus allowing
> > it to be summarized using the piglit summary tools
> >
> > There is still some work that needs to be done beyond this, most of the
> > platform metadata isn't stored yet and restored, but I have a plan for
> > that. I have some other refactoring work that I think will make that
> > easier, and I'd like to get there before landing that.
> >
> > This is enough to be able to compare junit and json results using the
> > console and html summaries.
> I don't have a use case for comparing junit and json.  If anyone tried
> to compare json to our junit, they would see lots of differences because
> json does not respect the "expected-failures" filter.  That filter will
> also be unusable for json, because of the same test name character
> conversion.
> > There is a caveat here, and that's patch 3. To compare json and junit we
> > need to be able to restore the names of the junit tests to *exactly*
> > what they were before, and currently we don't have a way to reverse the
> > '.' -> '_' conversion. My proposal is to change '.' into '___', which is
> > very unlikely in a real test name (though we could change it to almost
> > anything that would be unique). This may break some existing setup
> > (Mark, I think this will probably break some of our expected fail/crash
> > data).
> It seems to me that it will be simpler for everyone to disallow
> junit/json comparisons.  I just need a way for users to visualize a
> dozen junit test files for disparate platforms and test suites.

In the mean time, how do you feel about patches 1 and 2, or at least 2?

Getting 2 landed would allow junit to be summarized correctly right now,
and one would give more accurate timestamps (if people care about

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