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From Rahul Thakur <rahul.thakur.x...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: build scheduling issues
Date Wed, 08 Nov 2006 02:45:58 GMT
I meant extending the notion that every Project or ProjectGroup added to 
a Schedule also has an order attached to it which may be user assigned 
or default.


Rahul Thakur wrote:
>
> How about extending the notion of Schedule and allow the user to 
> re-order builds in a schedule? In absence of any order, default to the 
> order the Projects/ProjectGroups were added to the schedule.
>
> Rahul
>
>
> Jesse McConnell wrote:
>> I was reading through the DefaultContinuum.buildProjects( Schedule id
>> ) method and after discussing some things with Emmanuel...I think we
>> have a problem here.  When I went through and refactored things to
>> support a more Project Group centric setup with continuum I changed
>> this method a bit.
>>
>> Originally, this method would gather up all projects that would be
>> triggered by that schedule, run them all through the project sorter
>> and then build each in sequence.
>>
>> When I added the project groups to this mix, I changed things to be on
>> a project group basis, so that on a project group by project group
>> basis it would order the projects and build them.  At the time I
>> thought this was the way to go...but maybe not.
>>
>> 17:14 <evenisse> we need to take all projects from all groups, sort them
>> 17:15 <evenisse> if we don't have a cycle, it's ok and we build all
>> 17:15 <evenisse> if it isn't ok, we sort project by group
>>
>> For example, if we loaded up a Plexus group and a Maven group...the
>> way it currently is (with my change) it would process all triggered
>> builds within one group and then process all triggered builds in the
>> other group.   This would not take into account potential dependencies
>> between the two.
>>
>> Does anyone have any thoughts on this?  I am inclined to fix it up so
>> its like it used to be where all projects across all project groups
>> are thrown into the graph....I keep feeling like I am missing
>> something wrong with this, but I can't pin it down.
>>
>> One thing that perhaps Emmanuel could explain a bit more is the third
>> comment there.  In our conversation on this he said that he thinks
>> that the cycles are cropping up all the time, and if thats the case
>> then we are building a lot of unordered builds which would account for
>> some of the strange reports we have been getting.  Are you saying that
>> if we detect the cycle we default back to the way I am doing it now?
>> order within the groups...
>>
>> jesse
>>
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