[llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] Buildbot Noise
Renato Golin via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Oct 8 09:34:54 PDT 2015
On 8 October 2015 at 17:15, Reid Kleckner <rnk at google.com> wrote:
> We are not saying "don't test on ARM". We are merely saying "don't send
> low-value email notifications". Bots that don't send email still provide
> value through their logs for after the fact fault finding.
Everyone is repeating the same thing. I must have confused the hell
out of everyone. Sorry about that. I agree with that sentence, noise,
value and all.
The point here is that our bots *are* stable, but they *look* unstable
because of the nature of the bugs they find.
If people don't want *stable* bots that *look* unstable (with relevant
notifications that not everyone can act upon every time), then this is
the same as "not test on non-x86" just because x86 is where everyone
I don't think that is what people want, mind you, but I want to raise
awareness that this is what ultimately will happen if we take one type
of bot (say x86 ones) and discard anything that doesn't look exactly
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