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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-22 09:04:49

At 11:03 PM 1/21/2002, Jeremy Siek wrote:
>Wow, that's pretty darn cool
>On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Brad King wrote:
>> Dart supports a "Continuous" build model. A Dart client machine
>> configured this way will keep an up-to-date build incrementally
>> changes to CVS are committed. When an error occurs, email is sent to
>> author who checked in changes since the previous build (there is a
>> from cvs username to email address). Authors will be notified of
>> resulting from their changes within a few minutes.

It does mean that developers have to commit changes in a single
transaction, or run the risk of a partial change breaking much code, and
causing a flood of regression test emails, even though the rest of the
change is committed a moment later. Probably be good if there was a built
in delay of a few minutes.

That's also a problem with a cron based scheme.


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