Glorious winetestbot results, why this matters

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Wed Mar 12 11:08:29 CDT 2014

Jeremy White <jwhite at> writes:

> On 03/12/2014 09:48 AM, Henri Verbeet wrote:
>> On 12 March 2014 15:31, Jeremy White <jwhite at> wrote:
>>> But really, it illustrates the problem:  Alexandre does not trust the new
>>> test bot results, so he did not wait for testbot review of patches, and so
>>> he did not catch a problem.  We need to restore that trust. That's why this
>>> matters.
>> I'm not going to argue about the basic point, but I don't think it's
>> all that clear that some of the tests timing out on occasion is really
>> about the tests themselves, as opposed to the testbot infrastructure.
> I asked Alexandre, and he thought that this one might be a fair cop;
> not just an infrastructure failure, but a real failure that should
> have been caught.

It was caught, it's just that there are spurious timeouts often enough
that I assumed it was probably a testbot glitch, and committed the patch
so that we'd find out if it was real...

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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