[webkit-dev] What's up with the Chromium bots?

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Mon Jan 26 00:09:37 PST 2009

Sigh.  Bounced again, silly gmail, the original message:

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 12:09 AM, Eric Seidel <macdome at gmail.com> wrote:
> I suggest we turn them off.  I can do that from our side.
> The bots should also be re-configured to not try and run the layout
> tests.  They could run the JavaScriptCore tests, but I'd have to fix
> run-javascriptcore-tests to find the binary.
> I would suggest we should just "fix them" instead of "remove them",
> except for we're currently re-examining our build infrastructure, and
> so it's silly to hack on the webkit.org copy more until we finish
> resolving our build questions @ chromium.org first.
> If mark would like to just remove them from the config file, that is
> probably best.  Thanks!
> -eric
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 11:38 PM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
>> There are two Chromium bots in the open source WebKit buildbot.
>> They permanently seem to say "1077 regressions found". Also, since they
>> build only JavaScriptCore at the moment, it seems, they are making it hard
>> to read the rest of the buildbot output, because their build cycles are
>> faster than all the rest and cause the other ones to stretch out a lot
>> farther vertically. And despite only compiling JavaScriptCore, they also
>> seem to be running a failing test called "layout-test".
>> Is there something we can do to make these useful or at least get them out
>> of the way? At the moment they're always red and there's no way for folks
>> working on WebKit to fix them and make them green.
>>    -- Darin
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