[webkit-dev] Frustrated at inconsiderate behavior

Xan Lopez xan at gnome.org
Thu Jul 8 10:58:42 PDT 2010

On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 7:54 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> 2) Currently the commit-queue only lands if it gets a 100% passing run
> of all the tests.  We could instead change it to land if there are no
> new test failures as a result of applying the patch.  This check is to
> avoid introducing new failures that are masked by existing failures.

commit-queue has been pushing stuff all day and many core bots have
been red since yesterday. How is this possible? Oh, and might this
serve as a ping for whoever set the trees on fire... at least some of
it seems related to the refPtr work that's been going on (see

> 3) Currently the commit-queue lands each patch individually.  We could
> instead stack up a bunch of commits in a git branch and build/test
> them all at once.  (Potentially this could be a massive increase in
> throughput.)  We do this to space out the commits so that they
> generally get separate buildbot runs, which makes failures easier to
> localize.
> Adam
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