[Vm-dev] [Cog] New builds available on Jenkins server

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 13:09:07 UTC 2011

On 11 August 2011 22:54, Juan Vuletich <juan at jvuletich.org> wrote:
> Hi Igor,
> The latest Carbon Cog VM fails to run in OS X 10.5.8. Same symptoms I
> reported on thread "About Cocoa VMs" on 8/7. I guess the tweaks done by
> Esteban on the Cocoa VM are needed here too.
> Besides, it would be great to have a better filename for the final artifact.
> 'CogVM.zip' and 'CogVM.app' will clash all the time. It would be better to
> include Carbon/Cocoa and a timestamp or version number.

Juan, i understand your inconvenience.
But i will discontinue building Carbon VMs soon, in favor of Cocoa flavor,
so i don't want to waste time on polishing something which will die soon :)

> Cheers,
> Juan Vuletich
> Igor Stasenko wrote:
>>  Hello,
>> during last couple of weeks i was busy migrating migrating VM jobs
>> from Hudson server to more up to date Jenkins server
>> and creating a jobs for running tests on newly built VMs.
>> The new location for built VMs are
>> https://ci.lille.inria.fr/pharo/view/Cog/
>> I disabled the old jobs on Hudson server
>> (https://pharo-ic.lille.inria.fr/hudson/view/Cog/)
>> and also put a comment where they moved.
>> So, from now all VMs which are built on Jenkins server will be
>> automatically tested.
>> If you go to jenkins page, you could see that each job , like StackVM-Unix
>> has a parallel job named StackVM-Unix Tests , which runs tests after
>> successful build of corresponding VM.
>> The image which is used to run tests is Pharo 1.4. latest build (can
>> be found on same server -
>> https://ci.lille.inria.fr/pharo/view/Pharo%201.4/job/Pharo%201.4/)
>> So, in this way we have a streamlined continuous integration setup,
>> which tests every possible combination(s) of VMs and latest Pharo
>> image,
>> so we can easily track regressions as well as different behavior
>> between platforms (ideally, there should be none ;))
>> Details about new builds:
>>  - it is a merge with VMMaker.oscog-eem.115 which contains an
>> important fix for #become: primitive
>> With this fix, i could say that Cog VMs are much stable!
>> Problems, not yet solved:
>> Windows:
>>  - there is no windows jobs yet, because we're still having problems
>> with windows slave (it is inaccessible right now), but once it will
>> work, i will add jobs for windows as well.
>> Mac Cocoa builds:
>> - i migrated the cocoa builds to jenkins server as well, but it is not
>> yet using an updated verison of sources (we have to wait till Esteban
>> will sync sources)
>> - also those VMs cannot run tests because command-line interface for
>> them is severely broken now :(

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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