[llvm-dev] buildbot failure in LLVM on clang-native-arm-cortex-a9

Tobias Grosser via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Aug 26 07:32:57 PDT 2015

On 08/26/2015 04:12 PM, Renato Golin via llvm-dev wrote:
> On 26 August 2015 at 15:07, Davide Italiano <davide at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> I see frequent timeouts on this bot -- can the timeout be increased?
> Hi Davide,
> Increasing the timeout is not ideal. We need to fix the problem in a
> different way.
> Our other ARM bots are using CMake 3.2 + Ninja 1.5, which gets rid of
> one source of time outs (slow testing), so that may be one way out.
> For now, please ignore any timeout on bots, as they happen not just
> with this one. :)

What's the problem with increasing the timeout? Asking people to ignore
buildbot mails does not seem right. If the buildbot is flaky I believe
the buildbot owner should ensure it shuts up until the problems have
been resolved and the buildbot has a low false positive rate again.


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