[openstack-dev] [all] 3rd Party CI vs. Gerrit
john.griffith at solidfire.com
Fri Jun 27 14:44:44 UTC 2014
On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 6:35 AM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com>
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 07:40:51AM -0400, Sean Dague wrote:
> > It's clear that lots of projects want 3rd Party CI information on
> > patches. But it's also clear that 6 months into this experiment with a
> > lot of 3rd Party CI systems, the Gerrit UI is really not great for this.
> That's an understatement about the UI :-)
> > It seems what we actually want is a dashboard of these results. We want
> > them available when we go to Gerrit, but we don't want them in Gerrit
> > itself.
Yes please, and no I'm not signing up for it either :)
> > What if 3rd Party CI didn't vote in Gerrit? What if it instead published
> > to some 3rd party test reporting site (a thing that doesn't yet exist).
> > Gerrit has the facility so that we could inject the dashboard content
> > for this in Gerrit in a little table somewhere, but the data would
> > fundamentally live outside of Gerrit. It would also mean that all the
> > aggregate reporting of 3rd Party CI that's being done in custom gerrit
> > scripts, could be integrated directly into such a thing.
> Agreed, it would be a great improvement in usability if we stopped all
> CI systems, including our default Jenkins, from ever commenting on
> reviews. At most gating CIs should +1/-1. Having a table of results
> displayed, pulling the data from an external result tracking system
> would be a great idea.
> Even better if this external system had a nice button you can press
> to trigger re-check, so we can stop using comments for that too.
> To me the ideal world is where the only things adding comments to
> reviews are human and their comments are actually about the code
> in the patch :-)
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