[Development] Proposal: New branch model

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at carewolf.com
Thu Jan 24 14:35:51 CET 2019

On Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2019 14:31:16 CET Jedrzej Nowacki wrote:
> Dnia czwartek, 24 stycznia 2019 10:24:57 CET Allan Sandfeld Jensen pisze:
> > On Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2019 10:11:35 CET Volker Hilsheimer wrote:
> > 
> > > More people working and building against dev helps keep dev more stable
> > > (by
> > > virtue of discovering breakage sooner), and the proposal encourages
> > > more
> > > people to work on dev. That can be a good thing.
> > 
> > 
> > No,  it will overload the CI by having all integrations happen on the
> > same
> > branch, instead being able to integrate multiple branches at once.
> It will overload in what way? Yes, in total we would have more integrations.
 If you look into the statistics (https://testresults.qt.io/grafana/d/
> 000000024/telegraf-host-metrics) you can see that we have some free
> resources. In general we should not really cross load of 60, but most of
> the hosts are on significantly lower load. I would be more concerned about
> flakiness, as it means that we run more tests, but that is something that
> we need to fix no matter what.
We can't integrate multiple changes to the same branch in parellel. So you 
can't start using more resources to speed things up. (9 women to have a child 
in 1 month) The only way to speed up CI integration is to be merging to 
different branches, that way we CAN have multiple integrations running in 


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