[Ros-release] Status of deb build

Jack O'Quin jack.oquin at gmail.com
Tue May 15 14:21:02 UTC 2012

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 3:20 AM, Stéphane Magnenat
<stephane.magnenat at mavt.ethz.ch> wrote:
> Hello,
> What is the best way to understand the current status of deb builds, and how
> to react to problems? I have experienced recently several cases where
> pre-release checks were fine but final debs are in unclear situations. For
> instance, in [1] I see that executive_teer is in red for oneiric-i386, with
> no way to know if there is a problem or what it is about. I can see in [2]
> that all pre-release tests went fine, and therefore I'm left with no other
> way than spamming this list to understand what's going on ;-(
> Would it be possible to improve the user-friendlyness of status reports such
> as [1] so that release managers for non-wg stacks could be more autonomous?

+1; I find it hard to decipher, too.

I've been learning this maze for a while now, but much remains
mysterious. More documentation of the various build states and their
possible or likely causes would help.

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