jenkins for master: successful linux builds now prerequisite for triggering mac and win

Eike Rathke erack at
Mon Dec 4 22:00:26 UTC 2017

Hi Christian,

On Monday, 2017-12-04 13:30:15 +0100, Christian Lohmaier wrote:

> Since the jenkins linux-clang bot now has code-style checks in place,
> it's a waste to wait for the slow windows and mac build results in
> case the build fails because of a code-style issue.
> [...]
> Another change re jenkins was that new patch revisions now
> automatically cancel/abort previous patchsets. So if you're interested
> in the build-result of a currently-building patchset, you need to wait
> with your rebase/changes, as the build would otherwise be aborted.

Thanks a lot!

> verification. Specifically the windows builders did break with a
> failing testArabic test in vcl.
> Turns out that this was due to a longer pathname (3 characters more
> than the plain gerrit one) - why a font-metric check would fail due to
> path name length is the real question,

Just guessing, but maybe a font could not be loaded or otherwise results
in a different font due to some cryptic path length limit?


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