[plt-dev] Fwd: [DrDr] R17971 (timeout 1) (unclean 7) (stderr 17) (changes 71)

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Fri Feb 5 10:30:23 EST 2010

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 9:19 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Feb  5, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>> Agreed. Send this email to the committer who triggered the change.
> That won't work either: if you have a bug and I do 20 unrelated
> commits, I get 20 nags because of your problem.  The emails should go
> to the responsible person.  To clarify what I sent yesterday (when I
> was 10% conscious): there is already some code in the meta collection
> to deal with trees (either a file tree or from an svn url) -- in a
> short while I could add some function that will tell you, for each
> file, who is marked as the responsible.  Emails about files with no
> responsible should go to someone who would be responsible for keeping
> the plt:responsible properties updated.

I agree. The plt:responsible field should get an email.

> On Feb  5, Robby Findler wrote:
>> How about a daily summary of the number of times each file failed (and
>> the number of builds that happened)?
> That would be bad too.  Even a weekly summary would be very annoying.
> Now that I'm relatively more awake, I think that even emails about
> changes in those things should not be sent to this list.  It might
> make sense to add some svn-committers mailing list, but even there a
> weekly email will just end up being as ignored as all of those other
> weekly emails people usually ignore...

Yeah, you're probably right.

How about having the front page of drdr be more like a list of "people
with problems" and you click somewhere to go to the current
revision-based page?


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