[releng_8_2 tinderbox] failure on powerpc/powerpc

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sat Feb 4 03:35:16 UTC 2012

On 02/03/2012 05:34, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Thursday, February 02, 2012 7:17:14 pm George Mitchell wrote:
>> On 02/02/12 15:37, FreeBSD Tinderbox wrote:
>>> [... one of three errors it's been reporting repeatedly for days ...]
>> Talk about a lack of focus!  Apparently two or three people have all
>> recently checked in code without first verifying that it compiled (let
>> alone ran), or else possibly did not completely commit their changes,
>> and then absconded to a place where they fail to receive these emails
>> about the problems.  Can someone please either diagnose these errors or
>> else revert the deficient commits?                  -- George Mitchell
> No, it is more that the tinderbox for 8 wasn't actually checking these
> kernels before (they have been broken since 8.1 and 8.2 were released) and 
> they are on less-used platforms. 

Shouldn't whoever asked for that to be enabled take responsibility for
cleaning them up then?

> I do agree it needs to be cleaned up one way 
> or another.  Given the reticence to commit changes to release branches, 

They're already broken. It's hard to see how fixing the problems could
make things worse. :)



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