2014 Summer Project Week: Factory and Testing Process Post NA-MIC
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- Steve Pieper, Isomics
- Jc, Kitware
- Ron, BWH/Mevis
Discuss maintenance issues and priorities for Slicer and Extension nightly builds as NA-MIC itself winds down.
- Determine how maintenance of the factory machines will be handled
- Do we have enough machines? (mac, windows, linux cloud servers needed?)
- How can the community help? (setting up and maintaing dashboard machines)
- Are there other technologies or systems we should leverage, e.g. travis-ci
- I've had good luck setting up a dashboard machine with for CTK
- Have not yet tried Slicer on travis
- potential issue: 90 minute limit
- may be addressed by a build-matrix (i.e. subgroups of tests)
- Travis is free for open projects
- Builds are triggered by git pushes to github (to any branch or pull request)
- Build machine is ubuntu 12.04, X server with GLX can be supported
- Mac and Windows build machines are on the horizon, but not clear when
- There is a commercial version of travis for priority access and private repositories
- Address questions discussed in this slicer-devel email thread
- Gerrit vs github
- Review Board
- Other ideas we should consider?
- Have a breakout discussion and document results here
- Reviewed travis-ci status
- system looks like it works well for CTK on linux
- questions of squeezing slicer build into 90 minute windows, but could be done with refactoring
- Discussed possible alternative build systems
- Microsoft Azure for windows?
- Other continuous integration and content delivery systems are more web-oriented
- Some additional dedicated machines could be useful if we can afford to buy them, but would prefer cloud machines.