[webkit-dev] Gated trunk, experiences from OpenStack

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Tue Feb 5 12:35:46 PST 2013

On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:17 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:

> There are two other related aspects that make our tests flaky:
> 1) They're very high level integration tests (mostly), which, as they
> cover large swaths of code in each test, are much more susceptible to
> flakiness than method-level unit tests.
> 2) They weren't generally written to be run in parallel, and thus we
> often have to be concerned with system-level resource contention.

3) WebKit runs on top of large imperfect platforms. The frameworks we use
have bugs too.

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