[webkit-dev] Yet another bug-less change hosed the tree.

Geoffrey Garen ggaren at apple.com
Tue May 11 14:11:39 PDT 2010

> For fun, I scrolled back through WebCore/ChangeLog looking for a
> non-build fix that was missing a bug link.  The first one I found was
> 160 revs ago.  I suspect the vast majority of patches already have bug
> reports.

Did you verify that they all waited for EWS bot results before committing?

> We require a ChangeLog for every patch.  Isn't that a TPS report?

No. A ChangeLog is much less time-consuming to manage.

> Another perspective is that we have lots of tools to help you not
> break the build.  If you bypass those tools and break the build,
> you're going to piss people off.

We've discussed having a rigid green tree policy in the past. This line of discussion seems to say, "We know the project decided against a rigid green tree policy, but we'd like to have one anyway."


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