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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: [RTC] Clarification please from the PMC
Date Sat, 01 Jul 2006 21:13:43 GMT
There was/is some bits on gbuild that is using Continuum... but I'm  
unsure at this time how trustworthy the setup is (ie. can we trust  
that a failure notice is really something broke or just something  

Once the m2 build is square we should get a concrete CI setup to help  
avoid future periods of build breakage.


On Jul 1, 2006, at 2:05 PM, Bryan Noll wrote:

> John Sisson wrote:
>> * The code in svn should always build. During the development of  
>> 1.0 and 1.1 there were long periods of time where builds were  
>> broken due to people committing code without doing a build to test  
>> it.  In some cases the developer may have done a build and it was  
>> successful, but when they committed the changes, they accidentally  
>> left out a file from the commit.  There were a number of times  
>> where people broke the build in their last checkin when they were  
>> blurry-eyed and just about to head off to sleep.  Developers in  
>> other timezones then wasted time either debugging the problem, or  
>> waiting for the developer who checked in the change to wake up or  
>> trying to find a revision that does build.
>> John
> This seems like a fairly fixable thing, right?  Some kind of  
> Continuous Integration for the project... Cruise Control or  
> whatever?  I noticed these JIRA's awhile back...
> I don't know the details, but it seems like I've seen communication  
> either here or on the IRC about some kind of CI stuff... thinking  
> Blevins has worked on that stuff if I remember right.  If that's  
> true, it's unclear to me what is currently happening in terms of CI  
> (anything?), and what yet needs to happen.
> So, could anyone here in the know please clarify that?
> Also, once I understand a bit better about what needs to be done  
> yet, I would be glad to help get it going.
> Thanks,
> Bryan

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