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Finn Thain wrote:
>> When everything goes fine, no email notification is being sent out. A
>> convenient log structure would, however, make it possible to see which
>> packages and USE-flag combinations successfully passed through.
>> Providing this log via a web-page would be a useful thing.
> Would tinderbox help?
As far as I know about tinderbox, it is more than just a building
system. It is a complete procedure where the tree is being closed
during compilation time, then only reopened when everything compiles.
>> - Comments are welcome, as well as expressions of worry on my mental state.
> Good thinking!
> The chroot idea is a good one because the process lends itself to
> parallelism. That is, you might have one test box/chroot for, (maybe in
> order of importance)
> - unstable empty tree (all deps every time)
> - stable empty tree builds (same)
> - unstable cumulative tree builds
> - stable cumulative tree builds
This is indeed a good plan, as this allows some more responsive and
thorough testing to occur next to each other.
> I see the last ones as being fairly important, because the cumulative
> (emerge -Du) trees will have the best throughput, for quicky finding any
> glaring, slap-forehead kind of bugs/bad keywords (i.e. low fruit).
> The cumulative tree machines would also be an efficient choice for your
> reverse-dependency idea (perhaps to only one level of indirection).
Good points, thanks!
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