[webkit-dev] The tree is on fire: a tragedy of the commons

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Fri Feb 26 09:29:53 PST 2010

On Feb 26, 2010, at 9:17 AM, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:

> To summarize the thread:
> 1) We're adopting "when in doubt, roll it out" approach to patches
> that turn tree red.

I think it's polite, though not mandatory, to make a reasonable effort  
to find the person responsible for the breakage and give them a chance  
to fix it. (This doesn't have to mean hunting around for hours or  
days, but you could send email or ask on IRC.) Also acceptable to fix  
it yourself, if it is obvious how.

> 2) Need to find a way to run Mac-EWS for non-committers.
> 3) Enable "build-break" emails to webkit-dev or another opt-in  
> mailing list
> What else?

I'd like it if we had an IRC bot that announced build breakage on  


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