[webkit-dev] Planned EWS improvements

Aakash Jain aakash_jain at apple.com
Mon Sep 30 13:13:35 PDT 2019

> On Sep 30, 2019, at 9:32 AM, Adrian Perez de Castro <aperez at igalia.com> wrote:
> Hello Aakash (and everybody else),
> On Thu, 26 Sep 2019 14:27:25 -0400, Aakash Jain <aakash_jain at apple.com> wrote:
>> I have been making number of improvements to EWS. I also have various
>> planned improvements to EWS […]
> Thanks once again for your continued work on improving the EWS, it is
> much appreciated =)

Thank You for the feedback. I am hoping that Improved EWS would increase overall team's productivity as people have to deal less with build/test breakages and rollouts.

>> Here is the list of improvements (in no particular order):
>> […]
>> 3) Add a way to retry a patch in EWS. This would allow engineers to confirm
>> that the failures indicated by EWS aren't flaky/incorrect. Maybe a good
>> place to add the 'retry' button would be the status-bubble's tool-tip
>> (visible only if the bubble is red) https://webkit.org/b/196599
>> <https://webkit.org/b/196599>
> Being able to retry a patch without having to re-upload it, and more
> importantly without having to ping another person, would be neat. I
> don't have a strong opinion about which tasks to prioritize first, tho.
>> […]
>> 6) Add more test-suites to EWS (e.g.: LLDB tests, resultsdbpy tests)
>> https://webkit.org/b/189206 <https://webkit.org/b/189206>,
>> https://webkit.org/b/201928 <https://webkit.org/b/201928>
> In this line of adding more things that the EWS could test, among the
> developers of the GTK/WPE ports we think it would be manageable for us
> to have bots run API tests. There is some work we need to do, and the
> intention is to start with GTK first, see how it goes, and then add WPE
> afterwards. Carlos opened a bug for this, I took the liberty of CC'ing
> you assuming that you might want to at least keep tabs on it (feel free
> to unsubscribe):
>  https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202361

Sure, I will work with you and Carlos on this.

> Best regards,
> —Adrián

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