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|0004738||TestLink||Reports||public||2011-09-07 20:12||2014-07-28 20:31|
|Product Version||1.9.1 (bug fixing)|
|Fixed in Version||1.9.11 (2014 Q2 - bug fixing)|
|Summary||0004738: "Last Build" on Test result matrix takes the wrong build as being last|
|Description||How is the "Last Build" in “Test result matrix” determined? |
When I added the new builds, my very first build stayed at the bottom in the Builds list and new ones were ordered correctly per build number above the first one. Note, I changed the build numbering scheme as of the second build (see attached "Builds" capture).
In the results matrix I notice the "Last build" column matched the results from Build 1 and not the last build I added (2.4 Build 38021) (attached "Out of order Results" capture).
Let me know if I am misinterpreting the "Last Build" and "Last Execution"
|Steps To Reproduce||These are steps based on what I think might be causing the issue (inconsistent Bld numbering:|
1. Create a Test Plan
2. Create a build -- "2.4.0 Bld1"
3. Execute a few TCs (TC1-F, TC2-P, TC3-F, TC4-F)
4. Create a build -- "2.4 Bld 250"
5. Execute TCs (TC3-P, TC4-P)
6. Create a build -- "2.4 Bld 255"
7. Execute a few TCs (TC2-F)
It seems, because of the build numbering, it assumes "2.4.0 Bld1" is the last build and matches results accordingly.
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|QA Team - Task Workflow Status||READY FOR TESTING|
|Attached Files|| Builds.PNG [^] (74,000 bytes) 2011-09-07 20:12
Out of Order Results.PNG [^] (87,922 bytes) 2011-09-07 20:12
Reminder sent to: asimon
Please point user to right definition of last build, or add explanation.
is really urgent
At the moment, the builds are sorted "naturally" by their given name. This means (like visible in the above example) that the system determines build "2.4.0 Build1" to be newer than "2.4 Build 36658".
The problem here is that it depends on the naming scheme of the builds if TestLink manages to sort them correctly or not. For example, if you rename the build "2.4.0 Build1" to "2.4 Build 1" (or maybe even "2.4 Build 00001") it should be correctly recognized as the oldest (first) build. This is what I can recommend you as a workaround.
If we changed the ordering mechanism to sort by build ID, it could go wrong in other cases. I see no perfect sorting mechanism here which would be correct in every scenario...
Ok, I understand. I realized the issue was the inconsistent build numbering but figured I should bring it up just in case others trip on the same.
I was wondering if the date the build was created on could be the sort order but not sure if that is stored or not. Just a suggestion.
We have just noticed this as well - we base our build names around the phase name + a number).
We have Elaboration (E builds e.g. E1/E2/E3) - our followed by Construction (C builds - e.g. C1/C2/C3)
Sp e.g. we have a build called E3 which should be view as earlier than e.g. C2, instead E3 is being taken as the latest build.
Can the builds be sorted by date rather than by name ?
>> Can the builds be sorted by date rather than by name ?
what date? creation date ?
new config option added:
// ORDER BY sql clause, refers to builds table columns
$tlCfg->resultMatrixReport->buildOrderByClause = " ORDER BY name ASC";
change on custom_config.inc.php if needed
|2011-09-07 20:12||JP||New Issue|
|2011-09-07 20:12||JP||File Added: Builds.PNG|
|2011-09-07 20:12||JP||File Added: Out of Order Results.PNG|
|2011-09-07 21:28||fman||Note Added: 0015809|
|2011-09-08 09:07||asimon||Note Added: 0015811|
|2011-09-08 19:28||JP||Note Added: 0015812|
|2011-09-20 14:55||geraldine||Note Added: 0015835|
|2014-07-10 07:48||fman||Note Added: 0021233|
|2014-07-13 10:48||fman||Note Added: 0021261|
|2014-07-13 10:48||fman||QA Team - Task Workflow Status||=> TBD|
|2014-07-13 10:48||fman||Fixed in Version||=> 1.9.11 (2014 Q2 - bug fixing)|
|2014-07-13 10:50||fman||QA Team - Task Workflow Status||TBD => READY FOR TESTING|
|2014-07-13 10:50||fman||Note Added: 0021262|
|2014-07-13 10:50||fman||Status||new => resolved|
|2014-07-13 10:50||fman||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2014-07-13 10:50||fman||Assigned To||=> fman|
|2014-07-13 10:50||fman||Relationship added||child of 0006313|
|2014-07-28 20:31||fman||Status||resolved => closed|
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