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Re: Automated email notifications of NetBSD-current build failures

On Thu, Nov 03, 2011 at 10:24:44AM +0200, Andreas Gustafsson wrote:
> Matthew Mondor wrote:
> > I think automatic notifications are a good idea too.
> > 
> > Assuming the build tree is broken, what would be the frequency of the
> > reports?  Also, at most one report would be sent for the same broken
> > CVS state?
> A single email is sent when the build goes from working to broken;

What about the opposite transition?

> there are no automatic periodic reminders during extended periods of
> breakage.  The goal is prompt notification, not persistent notification.

That sounds like a good approach. The e-mail contains information
related to the build failure?

> Having a subject prefix seems like a reasonable idea, but at least to
> me, "Releng-Failure:" sounds too much like a failure of the releng
> team.

What about "BUILD:"?

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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