[Development] Coming up: Coin production update

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Wed Oct 16 17:16:16 CEST 2019

16.10.2019, 13:42, "Aapo Keskimölö" <aapo.keskimolo at qt.io>:
> Hi Qt Developers,
> We are preparing for Coin production update to baseline version 1.2.0
> which will contain a major change that will force all builds to compile
> their test binaries during build phase by default - unless they are
> static builds because those test binaries would be too large to be saved.
> This will require clearing up the entire old storage and with its old
> artifacts, which means that there might be some delay due to dropping
> the Coin storage cache. As a benefit, however, this the feature allows
> us to save the compiled test binaries in storage and uploads them to a
> VM during test phase resulting in time savings for repeated/flaky test
> runs that would always re-compile test binaries. Now they will be reused.

Does it mean that test step won't attempt to build tests from sources anymore?
Could you give a link to example of changes which are needed to make caching
of test binaries working?


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