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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Harmony japi diff emails suspended
Date Tue, 02 Jan 2007 14:25:10 GMT
Thanks for the heads-up.  I was looking at the results yesterday on  
your website, and was confused by the numbers.

I think this should be something we can create for you and post  
somewhere - you just need the moral equivalent of rt.jar?

geir


On Jan 2, 2007, at 9:08 AM, Stuart Ballard wrote:

> I don't know what's up with the source of my harmony japi files but
> they keep bouncing back and forth between two states (about 97 versus
> 87 percent of 1.2, for example), producing regular multi-megabyte diff
> emails. Not only are those emails wasting space in the archives,
> they're not remotely useful to actually track harmony's progress; any
> actual improvements (or regressions) are entirely lost in the noise.
> I've already been regularly rejecting them from the japitools-results
> list for that reason; I don't know if they've been making it through
> to harmony-commits.
>
> I've been holding out hope for a while that either the files I was
> getting would stabilize or a harmony autobuilder (providing up-to-date
> svn head binaries) would show up, but the files haven't stabilized,
> and if an autobuilder exists I've missed any mention of it on the
> mailing lists.
>
> So while I'll continue to actually keep the results pages up to date,
> I'm no longer going to be sending diff emails for harmony.
>
> If the project can set up (or point me to an existing) autobuilder
> that can provide a consistently-built up-to-date version of whatever
> harmony's equivalent to rt.jar is (or a zip or tarball containing it)
> that I can download from a known url, I'll update my scripts to use
> that instead and start sending out the mails again.
>
> Sorry for the inconvenience.
>
> Stuart.
> -- 
> http://sab39.netreach.com/


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