[webkit-dev] Switching to new-run-webkit-tests

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Fri Jul 1 17:54:53 PDT 2011

Thanks for your patience with the disruptions on the tree today.  The
bots are having some trouble with the HTTP lock that don't manifest
locally or on our test slave.  I've turned NRWT back off while we try
to sort that out.


On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 12:49 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> Sorry, no switch over tonight.  The WebKit2 build is too destroyed to
> have any confidence that we're doing things correctly and the Snow
> Leopard buildbot appears to have an errant HTTP server bound to port
> 8080.  :(
> Adam
> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> According to https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=34984, there are
>> only two remaining blocking issues:
>> 1) Teaching new-run-webkit-tests to understand the difference between
>> WebProcess crashes and other sorts of crashes in WebKit2.
>> 2) Fixing some issues with the Apple Windows port.
>> Once we get (1) fixed (hopefully today), we're going to start moving
>> (non-Windows) ports over to new-run-webkit-tests (hopefully tonight).
>> I suspect more issues will crop up once we actually flip the switch.
>> Please do not hesitate to contact Eric or myself (either via #webkit
>> or via bugs.webkit.org).  We'll try to respond to any issues that
>> arise as quickly as possible.
>> Thanks for your patience.
>> Adam
>> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 4:26 PM, Xan Lopez <xan at gnome.org> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 1:17 AM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
>>>> There appear to be 6 remaining blocking issues:
>>>> https://bugs.webkit.org/showdependencytree.cgi?id=34984&hide_resolved=1
>>>> We would like to hear from others who have tried new-run-webkit-tests,
>>>> if they have issues which they believe should block migrating to NRWT.
>>>>  (If so, please file and block the master bug!)
>>> I can see the GTK+ port thing with Xvfb is there already, so not a lot
>>> to add. NWRT is more sensitive to slow tests than the old
>>> infrastructure, so we had to add a bunch of them to the expectations
>>> file; I don't think this is particularly bad. In any case with the
>>> Xvfb patch and my local expectations file things run beautifully and
>>> way faster than before, so looking great from our side!
>>> Xan
>>>> Thanks.
>>>> -eric
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