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Sawyer X
November 2, 2017 12:54
Re: BBC canary
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Thank you for doing this. I'm not yet sure what I would add or change,
but it's an improvement.

My interests is in making this flexible and easy to both view and
maintain. Noble goals, of course, but still. :)

On 10/21/2017 06:13 PM, Ryan Voots wrote:
> After the recent hullabaloo with
> I've started looking
> at making the blead build I run daily more accessible as a canary for
> these kinds of issues.  After talking in #p5p briefly about this, it
> was suggested I also bring it here.
> This is mostly about "*ACTION ITEM:* Do we want an "offical" BBC
> testing platform? All of CPAN? Prioritize top distros from CPAN
> River?" from
> I don't think mine should quite be an official testing platform, but
> I'd like to make it available as an early warning for changes that
> could cause issues like the CV is stash changes before.  Right now it
> produces output like this:
> which is huge and
> annoying to consume.  I'm planning for my own sanity to make this
> easier to monitor anyway and break it up into the different phases it
> goes through (build blead, install cpan modules, and run 10% of the
> code run through perlbot on irc).  I think doing this would make it
> more useful for anyone to see if they've broken some important part of
> You can also see what modules it's trying to install at
> My eventual goal that's not related to this is to actually put all
> this in a jenkins setup instead of a cron job that i have to monitor
> through email all the time, which should make it much easier to digest
> for everyone else too if they want to monitor it.
> You can see all the code setup to do this here,
> Please let me know your thoughts on what would make this the most
> useful for everyone.
> Ryan Voots

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