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Re: [Xen-devel] [OSSTEST PATCH 4/6] Revert "cs-bisection-step: Abandon repro attempts after a bit"

On Wed, 2015-05-20 at 13:54 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> This safety catch is unnecessary and unhelpful.
> It is unnecessary because 489773b4 "Detect flailing" will detect
> attempts by the bisector to repeatedly run the same flight and hope
> for different results.
> It is unhelpful because it can happen for good reasons that a
> particular revision has been tested many times.  In particular:
>  - The osstest push gate input tree may have not been advanced for a
>    long time and been failing its push gate.
>  - The bisector may have (for some reason[1]) restarted with a new
>    baseline, and the temporarally-stripy pass/fail requirement would
>    then require the basis fail to be repro'd, again.
> [1] Currently this happens much more often than is desirable.  This
> will be fixed in a moment.
> This reverts commit 2676277181599a889657354028b992379aa6142b.

Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>

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