[webkit-dev] Nightly Builds Missing Change Notes?

Shawn Smith chezsmithy at mac.com
Tue Apr 11 18:08:30 PDT 2006


I didn't know about the sites you mentioned!  They are excellent.   
You should replace the links on the nightly pages.  You are right, no  
need for the change notes any longer.


On Apr 11, 2006, at 3:24 PM, Mark Rowe wrote:

> On 12/04/2006, at 10:10 AM, Shawn Smith wrote:
>> The nightly builds seem to have lost their change notes?  Could  
>> someone have a look and see why the change notes are not getting  
>> posted to the nightly site?
> Hi,
> When I submitted the scripts used to prepare the nightly builds to  
> be included in the Subversion repository, I rewrote them from  
> Python to Perl.  As part of this process I removed a few pieces of  
> functionality that weren't, in my opinion, providing useful  
> functionality.  The per-build change notes were one thing to go.   
> My rationale for this was that the information is available  
> elsewhere in a more useful form.  Change logs on a per-revision  
> basis are available at <http://cia.webkit.org/>, while more  
> detailed information on changes can be found at <http:// 
> trac.webkit.org/dev/timeline>.  I intend to add links to these  
> sites from the nightly build page so that this information on  
> changes is more readily available.
> If there is a general opinion that the per-build change notes are  
> more useful in some way than the per-revision logs accessible via  
> CIA or Trac, I will look into reinstating the per-build notes.  I  
> look forward to feedback on this.
> Regards,
> Mark Rowe
> "The nightly build guy"

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