Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of Developer/Database


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Mar 8, 2016, 2:09:19 AM (3 years ago)
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Amar Takhar
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    77The RTEMS database is a central repository that holds all central project data.  With this we will be able to have a fully cross-referenced repository of information that goes backwards to the creation of RTEMS to the present.  It can also hold data set in the future for releases that have not happened.
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    9 == Why ==
     9== Why? ==
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    1111Why do we want a database?  The single biggest reason is V&V.  We cannot do that by using a wiki there is no way to validate the data as being correct since we do not know how it relates to other data points.  For example, these are questions we cannot answer or cannot easily answer:
     
    2929The above are examples of questions that are difficult to answer or cannot be answered at all.  By recording Build information from test runs and linking this to all other RTEMS data we can provide users with extremely in depth reports about a version, change, tool, platform or any other data point in the Description section below.
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     31Let's not forget, wikis are only a snapshot of what we have now.  It does not present data in a way that can be mined forward or backwards like a database can without getting difficult to maintain or hard to view.
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