[webkit-dev] Getting more buildbots green
joe at staikos.net
Mon Jan 5 07:12:12 PST 2009
David Kilzer wrote:
> > To me it seems like the result of some tests have impact on the others.
> This usually indicates some state isn't being reset (in DumpRenderTree
> or in WebKit) between tests for the GTK+ port. Individual test
> results should not rely on running previous tests. (The --random and
> --reverse flags on run-webkit-tests stress these conditions. I don't
> think anyone has tried running the tests with these flags recently,
Maybe the automated regression should run with --random to be sure that
dependencies between tests are shaken out. On the other hand, you
really want your regression to be deterministic - maybe a second run
with --random scheduled once a week or so?
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