[Development] Coming up: Coin production update

Aapo Keskimölö aapo.keskimolo at qt.io
Tue Oct 22 11:06:16 CEST 2019

A new update attempt to update production has now become alive.

The current production baseline is 1.2.1. Related changelogs can be 
found here:


On 10/17/19 3:09 PM, Aapo Keskimolo wrote:
> The coin production baseline update has been reverted back to the 
> previous state 1.1 since the QEMU targets were broken in multiple 
> branches.
> New attempt will be scheduled for next week.
> On 10/16/19 1:40 PM, Aapo Keskimolo wrote:
>> 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.
>> The production update is scheduled for tomorrow (Eastern European 
>> Summer Time) starting at
>>  Thu Oct 17 12:00-
>> Since we have no standard way of building and running tests for qt 
>> products, we were forced to hack around the modules that were copying 
>> symlinks, requiring setting linker paths and other quirky stuff. 
>> There might be some minor breakages to single module builds or qt5 
>> but most of them should be covered by now.
>> Best of luck,
>> Aapo Keskimölö - Coin maintainer

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