[Bf-committers] Branch merging and buildbot - propose to change build cycle

Sergey I. Sharybin g.ulairi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 11:01:23 CEST 2011


Nathan Letwory wrote:
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> Indeed, but it happens regularly that builds break on different platforms, and even more so because developers *don't build with all features enabled* (while in theory they should always verify the entire build before doing any commits).
> Sure, triggering manually is a way, but it is even better to not have to do that. Developers are lazy beings (hence they are developers).
> With the amount of developers that we have commiting I think its especially nice if our buildslaves would just build the moment they don't have anything to do and are notified of changes.
Well, just triggering isn't enough. It wouldn't make developers check 
buildbot logs, IMO. It should also punish  developers who breaks 
something. Or at least notify them.

With best regards, Sergey I. Sharybin

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