holger at merlinux.eu
Tue Apr 28 03:29:27 PDT 2009
On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 11:39 -0400, Douglas Philips wrote:
> There is a lot of complexity added to make distributed parallel
> testing infrastructures. Is that needed?
> Not for me! I test physical devices. To make my tests run in parallel
> I would need real things, not just more processes.
sure, in the case of non-replicatable resources distributing
tests is of limited use. still you might benefit from running tests
in a subprocess - I consider that a form of distributing tests.
It allows for timeouts, and to deal with crashing processes
etc without disrupting the test run.
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