[webkit-dev] Commit Queue Outage

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Fri Apr 15 12:29:48 PDT 2011

The model we're working towards would involve running tests on some
sub-set of platforms (certainly mac!) before landing.  This would
involve making the EWSes run tests and making the commit-queue
dependent on their output.

This is all in a very experimental stage at the moment.


On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 12:10 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> That means we'd likely need to switch the commit-queue over to using one
>> of the Linux ports.  The consequences of switching ports are somewhat
>> difficult to foresee, which is why we're being cautious.
> While this might result in less test coverage on commit-queue (since non-Mac
> ports tend to miss few DRT features), it might result in more test coverage
> overall because the majority of us develop and run tests on Mac (AWAIK) and
> there are non-Mac behaviors we can't test.
> For example, running tests on GTK/Qt on commit-queue will certainly help us
> landing editing patches more safely because we've had few editing
> regressions that only reproduce on non-Mac ports.
> - Ryosuke

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