[webkit-dev] SnowLeopard debug buildbot not there

Mark Rowe mrowe at apple.com
Thu Mar 10 12:33:56 PST 2011

On 2011-03-10, at 12:27, Adam Barth wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 12:11 PM, Mark Rowe <mrowe at apple.com> wrote:
>> On 2011-03-10, at 12:08, David Levin wrote:
>>> tL;dr "Why isn't there a SnowLeopard debug buildbot? Related: Why does the commit queue (appear) to only run release builds through tests?"
>>> Details:
>>> Yesterday, I did a build of WebKit on SnowLeopard and hit ~12 crashes (mostly in inspector tests).
>>> Then I realized that we don't have such a bot, so perhaps that's why these crashes aren't getting noticed by people. It also looks like the commit queue only runs release builds. I have a concern that not having this allows the code to become less stable than it should be.
>> The SnowLeopard Leaks bot builds and tests the debug configuration.
> The problem with the leaks bot is that it's always red.  At the moment
> it has 10792 leaks.

Fixing the leaks would help address this, and is obviously beneficial in itself.  It certainly didn't have anywhere near this number of leaks last week.

> Would it be possible to report the leaks in a separate column than the test failures/crashes?  That way I could look
> at the failures/crashes column and see at-a-glance whether I'd broken the Debug build.

Like most things, it's possible but not particularly easy.

- Mark

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