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Work on HUDSON-2010 stopped by balmeida.

> track the changes between builds
> --------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HUDSON-2010
>                 URL: http://issues.hudson-ci.org/browse/HUDSON-2010
>             Project: Hudson
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: plugin
>    Affects Versions: current
>         Environment: Platform: All, OS: All
>            Reporter: survivant
>
> be able to track and report the chances between builds.
> will be useful when we want to deploy a build for QA and providing the
> changelog, so they can estimate which part of the software need to be retested.
> Survivant wrote:
> > yes something like that.. the hyperlinks will be usefull for the
> > developper.. but I'm more thinking about the QA.
> >
> > Suppose that I have 3 features to implements for the next release.
> >
> >
> > I'll do one and test it on my computer.  When it's work, I'll create a build
> > with hudson and deploy it in dev.
> >
> > and so on....
> >
> > and suppose the build 1 is sucessfull, the 2,3, but the 4th failed (forgot
> > to comit a file), build 5 sucess.
> >
> > what I want to be able to provide to the QA.. the changelog between the
> > current build in test, and the build 5 that I have in dev.
> Ah, OK, this is more interesting.
> So this is actually meant to work in an inter-job fashion.
> When Hudson shows the bits that your build depended on (through
> fingerprints), it's often useful to know what you are missing --- that
> is, the list of changes that have happened in that upstream project,
> between the build you are using and their latest build.
> Yes, definitely file an RFE for this.
> In a related topic, I was thinking about writing a Hudson plugin that
> keeps track of a propagation of a feature throughout jobs. A "feature"
> in this sense is more higher-level than commits (although they are still
> tied to commits), and more like issue IDs in the bug tracking system.
> So that one person can file an issue, and he can track where in the
> change propagation flow that change is in.
> > actually, we give the specs that we receive to the QA.. but they don't know
> > what changes.. so they test all the application again.. in case we forgot to
> > tell them that we change a specific part in the application.
> >
> > and with the changelog.. I'll we able to create a proper document for my
> > deployement in test (I'll have all the files that changes)
> >
> > something like that
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Kohsuke Kawaguchi" <[hidden email]>
> > To: <[hidden email]>
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 6:48 PM
> > Subject: Re: how compare builds
> >
> >
> >>
> >> I guess the RFE that you are looking for is for Hudson to list up all the
> >> files that have changed between arbitrary builds N and M of the same
> >> project? With hyperlinks to SCM browsers and etc?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Survivant 00 wrote:
> >>> not the files itself.. the cvs comments and the files updated or
> >>> commited..
> >>> (the cvs changes..)
> >>>
> >>> and not the hudson config..
> >>>
> >>> I want to changes (the cvs changes) between two builds in one job.
> >>>
> >>> 2008/7/2 Adam Purkiss <[hidden email]>:
> >>>
> >>>> If you mean the codebase then you should be able to grab revision
> >>>> numbers
> >>>> from the two builds and use a CVS tool to run a compare I would have
> >>>> thought.
> >>>>
> >>>> If you mean Hudson config then you cannot do that as there is currently
> >>>> no
> >>>> version control on changes to hudson job config. This is an RFE as I
> >>>> understand it.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> ------------------------------
> >>>>
> >>>> Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 16:22:26 -0400
> >>>> From: [hidden email]
> >>>> To: [hidden email]
> >>>> Subject: how compare builds
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> hello
> >>>>
> >>>> I just want to know if it's possible to obtain the changes between two
> >>>> builds ?
> >>>>
> >>>> suppose that I have the build 2 (success)
> >>>>
> >>>> commit 2 files in cvs
> >>>>
> >>>> the build 3 (failed)  (hudson error.. I posted a email about that )
> >>>>
> >>>> rebuild.. and obtain build 4.
> >>>>
> >>>> in the build 3 I change the changes of the 2 files..
> >>>> but in build 4 nothing
> >>>>
> >>>> I should be able to compare the sucessful build and get the changeslog ?
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> ------------------------------
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> >>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Kohsuke Kawaguchi
> >> Sun Microsystems                   [hidden email]
> >>
> >
> >
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> Kohsuke Kawaguchi
> Sun Microsystems                   [hidden email]

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