mac talos tests are not being scheduled for m-c builds



Release Engineering
7 years ago
5 years ago


(Reporter: bear, Unassigned)


Firefox Tracking Flags

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7 years ago
from the #build irc conversation with Legneato:

[03:23]  <LegNeato> any chance you can look at ?
[03:23]  * bear looks
[03:23]  <LegNeato> with the new nightly branding we don't have mac talos runs
[03:23]  <LegNeato> becuase it is hardcoded to run
[03:23]  <LegNeato> err that is
[03:23]  <LegNeato> I would imagine we'll have the same issue on Aurora tomorrow

dbaron in #developers thinks it may be for all m-c builds:

  <dbaron-sheriff> bear, I don't think the issue is just nightlies -- it's all m-c buids
[03:30]  <philor> dbaron-sheriff: nope, I've known about it for 12 minutes, and spent all of them looking in mxr and hg.m.o
[03:30]  <dbaron-sheriff> builds
[03:30]  <bear> k, then i'll make it more generic of a bug 
[03:31]  <philor> bear: bless our fun naming, the problem is that, which is the name of every build on mozilla-central, triggers but doesn't run right


7 years ago
Severity: normal → critical

Comment 1

7 years ago
Created attachment 525328 [details] [diff] [review]
my stab at it
Attachment #525328 - Flags: review?(bhearsum)
My first guess about things is almost always wrong, my second quite often wrong, but I think what actually happened was that we switched branding, so we started building a in an objdir that still had a, which sometimes failed to compile, but sometimes succeeded, and then packaged up a dmg which contained both, and then the find command that searches out firefox-bin in the unpacked dmg found both of them, and tried to run talos on "./\n./" because we never expected to need to tell it to just find *one* firefox-bin.

So, since we clobbered to get rid of the build problems, this problem should, I think, also go away, except that we've burned opt Mac on every cset since then, so it'll still be a while before we actually know.
Comment on attachment 525328 [details] [diff] [review]
my stab at it

brand_name only affects old-style unittests, which we only run on 1.9.1 and 1.9.2, so I don't think this patch is necessary.
Attachment #525328 - Attachment is obsolete: true
Attachment #525328 - Flags: review?(bhearsum)
Things seem to be OK at this point, I see tons of tests running on both 10.5 and 10.6 opt and debug. So, Philor's explanation seems to have been correct: I don't see any issues after the clobber.
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED


5 years ago
Product: → Release Engineering
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