[Interest] running unit tests that use QWidgets no longer works over ssh on osx with QT5

Teemu Patja tpatja at broadsoft.com
Wed Feb 19 09:04:09 CET 2014

The slave was not headless after all. The problem was that the WindowServer
was running with a different user id that the jenkins slave java process.

Thanks for the help.

On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 10:23 PM, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com
> wrote:

> Em ter 18 fev 2014, às 19:52:18, Teemu Patja escreveu:
> > I undestand the QT CI system is built on top of Jenkins. With Jenkins the
> > common way for connecting OSX build slaves is over SSH.
> >
> > Can you share how you are using the OSX build slaves for these tests?
> >
> > To clarify, the show stopper is not the headlessness, but rather
> pasteboard
> > access with QT >= 5.
> The show stopper is headlessness. You need to make sure that you can start
> regular OS X applications via SSH.
> Ssh into your machine and run this:
> $ open /Applications/Calculator.app
> Make sure it shows in the display of that machine.
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> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
>   Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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