Software engineering in KDE

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sun Jul 6 04:49:48 BST 2008

Alexander Neundorf wrote:
>On Wednesday 02 July 2008, Adriaan de Groot wrote:
>> On Tuesday 01 July 2008 22:57, Patrick Spendrin wrote:
>> > Bill Hoffman schrieb:
>> > > But, only 12 builds have been submitted so far.  :(
>> >
>> > With more expected to follow.
>> I have FreeBSD 6 + FreeBSD 7 gcc and Solaris S10, S11, SPARC, amd64
>> lined up to start building, but there's issues remaining before those
>> can be done regularly (or at all: dependencies and stuff on FreeBSD,
>> not to menton the unit tests hang,
>Of course the right thing is to fix the tests, maybe setting smaller
> timeouts for the tests (like 1 minute or so) would be a first step to
> make it feasible for now.

Qt's internal tests are run for 5 minutes. If they don't finish running by 
then, the test runner sends a SIGTERM and, a minute later, a SIGKILL.

Unfortunately, we've found that some of the tests manage to hang on some 
of the machines and they seem to resist even SIGKILL.

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