Bradford.Wetmore at Sun.COM
Fri Mar 7 16:37:15 PST 2008
> I think that thare are many types of changes for which I'd advise full
> builds prior to commit. Off the top of my head, here are a few more
> cases that I've run into:
There are *PLENTY* of cases. I debating brainstorming a more complete
list, but thought my email was long enough already. :)
> - Just because an API isn't public, doesn't mean that other parts of
> the JDK don't depend on its presence or precise semantics.
Deploy used to break quite a bit due to sun.* changes. That's why
gatekeepers really need to build most of the gates, at least as far as
> I'd say that these cases are rare, but I'm sure any gatekeeper
> ("integrator" if you're using the old terminology) will appreciate if
> a full build was done at some point prior to commit.
Agreed, I'm happy to give the "noose"  for extra-careless acts.
Extra points if you identify the office who last received it. ;)
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