Sources of noise on

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Apr 9 12:17:28 CDT 2009

Rob Shearman <robertshearman at> writes:

> 2009/4/9 Dan Kegel <dank at>:
>> (This was last discussed in February, e.g.
>> )
>> The results on seem more variable than one
>> would expect, which makes it harder to gauge wine's progress.
>> I can think of two sources of noise:
>> 1) 32 and 64 bit results are mixed together
>> 2) we don't have a stable stable (sic) of machines
>> running the tests
>> Removing these two sources of noise might be as simple as
>> 1) omit 64 bit results, and
> Not a bad idea, but I would suggest classifying these machines as a
> different category (I would suggest "other" for the moment) rather
> than omitting the results.

Having the 64-bit results in the same platform group as the 32-bit ones
is actually very helpful, it makes comparing them a lot easier. I don't
think we want to split them.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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