[webkit-dev] Update: new-run-webkit-tests migration

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Mon Apr 19 00:22:05 PDT 2010

On Apr 18, 2010, at 11:57 PM, Eric Seidel wrote:

> new-run-webkit-tests is getting closer for general project-wide use.
> If you're on a Mac and would like to experience sub-3-minute layout
> test runs and are willing to deal with a few bugs, try
> new-run-webkit-tests instead of run-webkit-tests next time you run the
> tests.  We'd love to see questions/comments/complaints you have.
> Additionally, run-webkit-tests was renamed to old-run-webkit-tests and
> run-webkit-tests is now a perl script which automatically choses
> old-run-webkit-tests or new-run-webkit-tests depending on your
> platform/config. [1]  Right now it always uses old-run-webkit-tests.
> We will be running trial conversions of a few of the builders later
> this week. [2]  These conversions will happen outside of normal work
> hours and should be invisible to the end users and bot administrators.

Thanks for the heads-up. A few questions:

- Will these be permanent or temporary conversions?
- Which trains will be converted?
- Is there anyone to contact besides you if anything goes wrong?


P.S. I would personally prefer to see at least the following bugs  
fixed before any bot is permanently converted to using new-run-webkit- 


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