[webkit-dev] WebGL test breakage on build bots

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Tue Mar 16 13:56:13 PDT 2010

On Mar 16, 2010, at 1:45 PM, Kenneth Russell wrote:

> Earlier today I landed https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33416
> by hand (because the commit queue was blocked), and unfortunately this
> broke some of the WebGL layout tests on the bots.
> These tests are passing locally, so the best guess I can make is that
> the hardware or OpenGL versions on the bots are insufficient or buggy.
> A couple of questions:
> 1. Is there any way to get the per-test output from the test runs on  
> the bots?

Yes. Here is an example from a test run that had WebGL failures: http://build.webkit.org/results/Leopard%20Intel%20Debug%20(Tests)/r56077%20(11505)/results.html

> 2. Is there any way to temporarily disable these tests on the bots
> until we can figure out a resolution? The patch for 33416 is generally
> sound, and was blocking further work, so it would be preferable not to
> have to roll it out.

I would recommend we fully investigate other avenues before  
considering that route. Regression tests are not very effective if we  
just disable them whenever they start failing.


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