[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 0/5] [FATESERVER] Categorization and sorting improvements

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Jun 8 04:40:46 CEST 2014

On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 04:45:45PM -0700, Timothy Gu wrote:
> After two days of hacking, I hereby present this patchset, which adds 
> support for querying, or "searching", a specific configuration; and 
> revamps the sorting system.
> With the new querying functioanlity, you can click on the CC, arch, or 
> OS to search for this same configuration, and you can click more of 
> those to narrow your search. Then, you can "clear all" search patterns. 
> Of course, this is not perfect: you cannot remove a single search 
> pattern if you have multiple, but this is a good starting point.
> I also improved the sorting algorithm. The current default, IMO, can 
> only be described as "bad". It is based on architecture, which usually 
> starts off with aarch64 or armv*. This is not useful at all for most 
> people, because most people want to see the latest -- and not ARM -- 
> results. To use descending revision instead, I have to first add support 
> for descending default, which is impossible with the current sorting 
> system. Hence [PATCH 4/5]. Then, at [PATCH 5/5], I changed the default.
> Shortlog with comments:
> [PATCH 1/5] fate.css: wrap long lines in log
> Just a random style fix.
> [PATCH 2/5] index: move $params declaration to lsort()
> Make $params local to lsort(). It doesn't really matter.
> [PATCH 3/5] Add support for querying a specific compiler, OS, and/or
> [PATCH 4/5] index: use one parameter "sort" for both ascending and
> [PATCH 5/5] index: improve sorting
> See paragraphs above.

btw, a bit off topic, but it might also be interresting to present
the information in a 2d matrix where 2 of arch/os/compiler represent
one axis and the 3rd the other axis

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