Is backout rate increasing?
dburns at mozilla.com
Mon Aug 11 12:20:28 UTC 2014
The way that I calculate the backouts, and this might be the
discrepancy, a push is counted a backout if there is a commit in there
that has a backout. I don't go and check all the commits, I normally
jump out of the loop when I find the first one.
Code can be found at
On 11/08/2014 13:10, Rodrigo Rocha Gomes e Souza wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 5:42 PM, David Burns <dburns at mozilla.com
> <mailto:dburns at mozilla.com>> wrote:
> From my brief analysis of the numbers I have seen higher backout
> rates than you are reporting but they have been dropping over time.
> Sorry for the delay. Well, there are many ways to filter the data to
> compute backout rates, so the percentages may be different. I'll send
> you the details on how I compute statistics.
> For the last 7 days I have around 8% of pushes have a backout in
> them on Mozilla Inbound. (26 backouts and 321 pushes you can see
> the data at http://futurama.theautomatedtester.co.uk/ )
> That's interesting. Is the source code available?
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