[Libreoffice-qa] bibisect repo of libreoffice restored

bjoern bjoern.michaelsen at canonical.com
Wed Nov 27 09:07:15 PST 2013

Hi Jean-Baptiste,

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 12:22:37PM +0100, Jean-Baptiste Lallement wrote:
> After a long period of unavailability I restored automated build of
> the bibisect repository of Libreoffice. Sorry it took that long.

Thats awesome!

> First, I didn't notice make dev-install had been replaced by make
> test-install in 4.1, and then that location of binaries changed
> again. I fixed all this and regenerated a repository for 4.1, but I
> still have no way to identify a normal build failure from a real
> error. I'll have to make the tool smarter to make the distinction.

Indeed. The point is that even 'test-install' shouldnt be needed anymore as the
"instdir" directory which we populate during the build is already a runnable
instance of LibreOffice.

> [Reason for the blackout had been Canonical infrastructure changes.]

Thanks, thats nice to know.

> Given the size of previous repo, I started a new repo for 4.2 which
> is published at
> http://people.canonical.com/~j-lallement/libreoffice/binrepo/. I'll
> republish 4.1 too and 4.0 once git gc succeeds (size of 4.0 is 18GB,
> I cannot sync it to the public server and git gc --aggressive fails
> after several hours trying to reorganize its objects)

We will have to take a look how to handle this big a repo.
(CCing the LibreOffice QA list)

> I pushed the scripts to
> https://code.launchpad.net/~jibel/+junk/lo-bibisect, if you prefer I
> can move them to a dedicated LP project that I can pull
> automatically in the lab if build.sh requires a change. In
> particular I am not certain of the options used for configure as
> they are different from the ones used in the packaging.

Thanks, Ill try to have a look later. Again, the CCed QA list is invited to
help out of course too. ;)



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