Open Bug 1272716 Opened 4 years ago Updated 2 years ago

Perfherder - subtest alerts should use historical vs forward comparisons instead of revision comparisons


(Tree Management :: Perfherder, defect, P3)



(Not tracked)


(Reporter: bc, Unassigned)


when viewing an alert, it is deceptive to see suspect revision vs previous revision where each has 1 data point- I would think we would show the information for the subtests using the fore_window, back_window.
I agree this might be better, though it entails designing an entirely new comparison view with appropriate UI.
yeah, not trivial to solve- possibly some wording,etc. could help until we have a plan for solving this more generically- I think the e10s dashboard work would be a good starting point.
Bug 1273513 adds yet another type of view which uses this window (in this case to handle base comparisons for manually generated compares). It's not quite the ask here, but it's close.
Priority: -- → P3
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