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Re: Buildbot screen per branch?

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:23:42 +0000 (GMT)

 

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----- Original Message -----
> From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
> To: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
> Cc: "dev_at_subversion.apache.org" <dev_at_subversion.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 8:53
> Subject: Re: Buildbot screen per branch?
> 
> Julian Foad wrote on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 13:18:22 +0000:
>>  Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> 
>>  > Currently http://subversion.apache.org/buildbot contains a mixture of
>>  > builds for all active branches (trunk, 1.6.x, 1.7.x).  That makes it
>>  > unfeasible to track the status of, say, the 1.6.x branch (which had
>>  > a failure tonight - but that will be washed out soon by trunk commits
>>  > and 1.7.x backport merges).
>>  > 
>>  > We could split up each builder ("column" in
>>  > http://subversion.apache.org/buildbot) into N builders, one per branch
>>  > --- that adds no maintenance overhead (according to Gavin), and will
>>  > allow us to easily monitor the status (and history) of each branch
>>  > by adding a http://subversion.apache.org/buildbot-17x redirect that
>>  > shows only the 1.7.x builders (at least N recent builds of each).
>>  > 
>>  > WDYT?
>> 
>>  Sounds great.  Yes please.
>> 
>>  It would also be useful to have a single view that shows all the
>>  latest builds on all the branches (in separate columns, unlike today),
>>  so there is single place to see at a glance whether any of the builds
>>  are failing.
>> 
> 
> Hmm.  The waterfall page won't work for this --- it would require
> horizontal scrolling (to see all builders) and vertical scrolling (to
> see the latest build in each column).
The heading of each column reflects the latest build result, so no vertical scrolling required.  But horizontal, yes.
>  Something like
> http://ci.apache.org/one_line_per_build perhaps, if we can restrict it
> to our set of builders.
Maybe.
I wonder if Buildbot has a feature for monitoring the overall status of a set of builders.  Seems like it would be a common requirement.
- Julian
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