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From Alex Tronchin-James 949-412-7220 <>
Subject Re: Master is broken
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:23:13 GMT
Could we adopt some sort of merge-blocking hook that prohibits merge of PRs
failing unit tests? My team has such an approach at work and it reduces the
volume of breakage quite a bit. The only time we experience problems now is
where our unit test coverage is poor, but we improve the coverage every
time a breaking PR shows up. If our goal is to harden airflow for ongoing
functionality with reduced breakage, this would be one good way to get

On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 7:55 PM Gerardo Curiel <> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> The master branch has been broken for a couple of days already. But that
> hasn't stopped the project from merging pull requests. As time passes by,
> it gets hard to identify what change caused the breakage. And of course,
> fixing it might cause conflicts with the changes introduced by the merged
> PRs.
> It seems to me that there should be some sort of process or guidelines in
> place to avoid this sort of situations. "Don't merge if master is red"
> seems like a reasonable option.
> If this guideline sounds obvious enough that it shouldn't be spelled out in
> the commiters' documentation, then that's fine, but it hasn't been followed
> recently.
> Cheers,
> --
> Gerardo Curiel //

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