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From "Mikhail Loenko" <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build?] Problem with snapshot build or download page?
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2007 09:45:40 GMT
2007/10/17, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> On 17/10/2007, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > 2007/10/16, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> > > Hi Mikhail,
> > >
> > > Thanks for clarifying that - I had thought that the development page had
> > > milestone builds for users and snapshots for developers (or users who
> > want
> > > the absolute latest build).  Just out of interest, how do you decide
> > whether
> > > to promote a snapshot to the download page?
> >
> > If the results are not worse than the previous ones
> >
> > I'm just a little confused
> > > about why we have them as well as milestone builds, since we have quite
> > > frequent milestone releases. I guess I would probably prefer to see
> > > downloads available for the latest successful build.  E.g. if a user
> > raises
> > > a bug you would be able to get them to try the latest build if it was
> > > available to download, and then get them to try the latest again when a
> > fix
> > > goes in etc.
> >
> > That's right. The question is how we define "successful" build. If it
> > does not run
> > "Hello world", is it successful?
>
>
>
> I think a "successful" build would at least pass all the Harmony tests
> (maybe on a subset of platforms).  I guess other test suites could be added
> in if they're passing reliably and they don't take too long, but publishing
> every build that passes our own test suite would make sense to me, at least
> to start with.

I beleive Stepan uses similar criteria: successful is the build which passes
some reasonable set of tests.

Thanks,
Mikhail

>
>
>
> > Thanks,
> > Mikhail
> >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Sian
> > >
> > >
> > > On 16/10/2007, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > The idea is we have snapshots for developers that are provided with
> > > > the test results
> > > > and snapshots for users who does not care which to download and need
> > > > "a snapshot"
> > > >
> > > > Download page points to some recent snapshot that is a bit more
> > stable,
> > > > while testing page points to snapshots built according to the fixed
> > > > schedule
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Mikhail
> > > >
> > > > 2007/10/16, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> > > > > Hello,
> > > > >
> > > > > I have just noticed that the latest snapshot available from the
> > download
> > > > > page is still r580985 (i.e. M3), but it looks like two snapshots
> > have
> > > > been
> > > > > created since then (see
> > > > http://people.apache.org/builds/harmony/snapshots/).
> > > > > Is this a bug in the download page or has something gone wrong when
> > the
> > > > new
> > > > > snapshots were uploaded or built?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > >
> > > > > Sian
> > > > >
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> >
>
> Thanks,
>
> Sian
>
> --
> Unless stated otherwise above:
> IBM United Kingdom Limited - Registered in England and Wales with number
> 741598.
> Registered office: PO Box 41, North Harbour, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3AU
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