[ET Trac] [Einstein Toolkit] #808: testsuites in HDF5

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Thu Apr 26 07:21:47 CDT 2012

#808: testsuites in HDF5
  Reporter:  jtao         |       Owner:                     
      Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new                
  Priority:  optional     |   Milestone:  Cactus_4.1.0       
 Component:  Cactus       |     Version:  development version
Resolution:               |    Keywords:                     

Comment (by eschnett):

 There are several reasons why Carpet's HDF5 output is not independent of
 the number of processes. I agree completely that this is inconvenient in
 many cases; however, this was a conscious decision we made drawing from
 experience with had with PUGH.

 Couldn't we add the complex logic into the comparison? We currently just
 run diff; instead, we could

 grep -v '^ *(#.*)?$' | sort | uniq

 and then diff. Carpet's ASCII format is intentionally defined such that
 the order in which the lines are presented does not matter, since each
 output line is self-sufficient. The line breaks and comments are also
 purely for gnuplot's sake and are not necessary for a correct

Ticket URL: <https://trac.einsteintoolkit.org/ticket/808#comment:7>
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