[Buildroot] [autobuild.buildroot.net] Build results for 2014-11-06

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon Nov 10 18:11:31 UTC 2014

Dear Vicente Olivert Riera,

On Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:50:03 +0000, Vicente Olivert Riera wrote:

> > You should simply ignore such results.
> Do you think it would be a good idea to check the status before sending
> the report to the mailing list? Something like this:
> if status == TIM
>   send_report_to_autobuilder_owner()
> else
>   send_report_to_mailing_list()
> endif

Patches welcome :-)

More seriously, I think our time would be better spent on finding ways
to simply avoid getting those false results.

> > If this is a race condition, we could switch to using $(MAKE1) for this
> > package until the issue gets resolved upstream.
> Good idea. Unfortunately nobody confirmed that upstream, and this
> failure is very hard to reproduce. I have tried it lots of times without
> success. In fact, there are no more autobuild failures...
> I think we can just wait until upstream fixes the problem since nobody
> else (autobuilders included) reported this problem again :P

Then let's wait to see if the autobuilders see it again. If it happens
again, then we'll try harder to fix the problem.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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