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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r637937 - in /harmony/enhanced/jdktools/trunk/modules/jpda: ....
Date Wed, 19 Mar 2008 11:12:20 GMT
Stepan Mishura wrote:
> On 3/19/08, Oliver Deakin <oliver.deakin@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Stepan,
>>
>> Thanks for fixing that! I did do a build on Linux at the time, but it
>> was a sequential build from an already existing workspace so it must
>> have missed that change somehow. Ill build from scratch next time to
>> make sure!
>> I do watch the alerts list, and I fixed the build break I saw (the one
>> you raised initially), but received no further mails indicating a break
>> on Linux x86. I take it a mail only gets sent when the state of the
>> build changes? So if there is a second break (as in this case) no mail
>> is sent because the build state does not change?
> 
> Yes, it is. If the build is broken than only initial notification is
> sent, no repeated notifications are sent.
> 
> It is expected that once committers see a notification about build
> breakage all commits are stopped and everybody wait when the build is
> fixed and notification about build recovery is received - I think
> everybody should know that if the build is broken no tests are run. We
> tried to establish a practice with stopping commits but it seems that
> people don't like to follow it :-)

Like you say, if somebody breaks the build (via the alert notifications 
etc.) then it is their duty to fix it (i.e. see the successful message).
It's pretty simple.

Regards,
Tim


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