[Sidefx-houdini-list] daily builds

zoran arizanovic zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 08:29:20 EST 2008


thank you john for your view on this. Both are valuable I think for people
on sidefx list!
thanks
z

On Jan 7, 2008 2:08 PM, John Coldrick <jc at axyzfx.com> wrote:

> On Saturday 05 January 2008 07:29, zoran arizanovic wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have one question how do you proceed organizing work with upcoming
> daily
> > builds?
> > Do you keep one production installed and then add daily ones?
> >
> > >From which build do you then do work /testing?
>
>        It really depends on the size of your shop.  Peter B's suggestion
> is a
> perfectly reasonable one, but here we don't do steenkin' reasonable.  :)
> We're quite small, as a rule we've come to read the daily build logs,
> ummm,
> daily, so we have a pretty good idea when it's worth upgrading, which
> we'll
> do quite regularly, especially since fixes are coming fast and thick
> nowadays.  When something busts, it might mean going back a day or two, we
> keep those already installed and it's nothing more than a link change, but
> it
> happens fairly rarely and since we're so small, it's even rarer that some
> sort of damage has been done that means re-doing work.
>
>        Of course this is perfectly stupid if you're a larger shop, I
> wouldn't
> recommend it.  If you're small, and agile, you tend to get the most fixes
> the
> fastest this way.  Now that the daily builds have colour coding, it makes
> avoiding the really bad builds easier.  I've noticed we only get yellow
> builds lately though.  Someone sending us a message?  ;)
>
>        Cheers,
>
>        J.C.
>
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