[webkit-dev] Dependency tracking in the Qt build system

Kenneth Christiansen kenneth.christiansen at openbossa.org
Fri Aug 14 13:20:44 PDT 2009

Hi there,

I'm unfortunately not a QMake expert or I would have looked into it.

Simon, do you know who is the right person for looking into this? You,
perhaps? :-) or can you recommend someone from Qt?


On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 5:05 PM, Mark Rowe<mrowe at apple.com> wrote:
> On 2009-08-12, at 18:37, 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?
> The Qt bot has hit this situation several more times in the 36 hours since I
> posted about this.  A build bot that requires this sort of manual
> intervention to keep building places an undue burden on committers.  I would
> appreciate if someone could investigate and come up a solution for this
> problem.
> - Mark
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