[webkit-dev] Dependency tracking in the Qt build system
joe.mason at torchmobile.com
Wed Aug 12 22:10:13 PDT 2009
Mark Rowe wrote:
> On multiple occasions today we've been forced to manually do a clean
> build on the Qt build bot in order to work around test failures or
> crashes caused by bad builds. In the most recent case
> <http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/47165> reordered some virtual methods
> in Element. This resulted in 14 failures on the Qt buildbot:
> <http://build.webkit.org/builders/Qt%20Linux%20Release/builds/472>. Can
> someone with knowledge of the Qt build system please investigate what
> needs done to remove the need for this manual intervention in
> incremental builds so that keeping the Qt buildbot green is less painful?
Shouldn't buildbots always be doing a from-scratch build to ensure a
clean environment anyway?
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