Re: [PATCH] travis-ci: build Git during the 'script' phase
- Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:07:09 -0800
- From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] travis-ci: build Git during the 'script' phase
SZEDER Gábor <szeder.dev@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> The reason why Travis CI does it this way and why it's a better
> approach than ours lies in how unsuccessful build jobs are
> categorized. ...
> This makes it easier, both for humans looking at the Travis CI web
> interface and for automated tools querying the Travis CI API,...
> A verbose commit message for such a change... but I don't know why we
> started with building Git in the 'before_script' phase.
Thanks for writing it up clearly. TBH, I didn't even realize that
there were meaningful distinctions between the two cases after
seeing that sometimes our tests were failing and sometimes erroring
> Should go on top of 'sg/travis-check-untracked' in 'next'.