[webkit-dev] Bot watching and Apple bots

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Wed Apr 25 15:02:14 PDT 2012

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:
> Given that some people often land changes that break baselines on
> every bot, and that we clearly don't expect the patch submitter to fix
> every bot in this situation, how do you square that with what you just
> wrote? What's your definition of "reasonable efforts"?
> We did discuss this a fair amount at the committers meeting - see
> http://trac.webkit.org/wiki/April%202012%20Keeping%20the%20bots%20green
> . Given that some bots have very long cycle times, and that it's not
> yet practical to ensure every bot is green for your change prior to
> landing (we don't have full bot coverage in EWS nor a way to manage
> updating broken baselines), I don't think such a blanket statement is
> realistic.

However, that's the current policy as stated on:

I'm all ears if we to change this behavior because I too think it doesn't
reflect the current state of the world.

- Ryosuke
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