[webkit-dev] commit-queue platform musical chairs

Nico Weber thakis at chromium.org
Wed Jun 8 14:14:05 PDT 2011

I noticed that the commit-queue is a lot zippier now. Thanks!


On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> Update: The new commit-queue nodes run about 6x faster than the old
> nodes (wow).  We're now fully switched over and have re-allocated the
> Mac Minis to the mac-ews, which should give us enough capacity to run
> the tests on Mac for every patch that's up for review.
> Adam
> On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 2:33 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
>> Up until now, we've been running the commit-queue on a cluster of Mac
>> Minis, but building WebKit on these machines takes on the order of an
>> hour and a half, making the commit-queue slow.  EC2 offers much
>> stronger machines, but unfortunately does not offer Mac OS X (likely
>> due to licensing restrictions).  We're experimenting with running the
>> commit-queue on EC2 using the Chromium Linux port.  Currently, we've
>> got both kinds of nodes running so we can compare their effectiveness.
>> I have a slight worry that most developers use the Mac port, and
>> running the commit-queue in a different configuration might cause some
>> trouble.  If something bad happens, please let me know.  We might need
>> to add some more checks to make sure the commit-queue doesn't break
>> Mac.
>> Thanks for your patience,
>> Adam
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