ArbPL fancy logs are back and standalone. no server.

Mike Conley mconley at mozilla.com
Thu Feb 9 02:43:23 UTC 2012


Hey,

I mentioned this in IRC today, but I thought I'd repeat here - thanks so 
much for standing up the ArbPL log scraper again.  Very useful!

Bookmarked,

-Mike

On 12-02-07 7:54 PM, Andrew Sutherland wrote:
> Back in March of 2011 Thunderbird's mozmill tests gained exciting JSON
> log output formats. The announcement on tb-planning was here:
> https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/tb-planning/2011-March/000858.html
>
> The viewing mechanism for these was hosted on arbpl.visophyte.org. ArbPL
> provided two things:
> 1) A TBPL-ish server that scraped tinderbox results in order to provide
> build result summaries. You can see what it looked like on these blog
> posts: http://www.visophyte.org/blog/?p=745
> http://www.visophyte.org/blog/?p=732
> 2) The ability to view the logs it scraped out of the tinderbox logs.
> The logs look like you can see on this blog post:
> http://www.visophyte.org/blog/?p=722
>
> The server went away because no one seemed to be using it and there were
> some upkeep hassles. Earlier this afternoon mconley asked about whether
> there is a way to view those logs, and so #2 is now back. If people
> actually care about #1, we can probably bring that back too.
>
> If you want to see the logs for a tinderbox run, what you want to do is
> browse to:
> http://clicky.visophyte.org/tools/arbpl-mozmill-standalone/?log=TINDERBOXLOG
>
>
> But instead of TINDERBOXLOG, you would include a URL to an actual
> tinderbox log. The easiest way is simply to:
> 1) open a new tab
> 2) paste the following URL into that address bar:
> http://clicky.visophyte.org/tools/arbpl-mozmill-standalone/?log=
> 3) click on a "U" build in Thunderbird's TBPL instance at
> http://build.mozillamessaging.com/tinderboxpushlog/
> 4) Right click on the "view full log" or "view brief log" links that
> appear in the lower left hand corner of your browser.
> 5) Paste that URL onto the end of that URL from step #2. You do not need
> to perform any escaping of the question mark or anything; I made the
> code assume you just pasted it like a lazy person. If you do it the
> right way, it will probably work, I haven't tested that.
>
> We can probably modify Thunderbird's TBPL fork to provide such a link
> directly. I am unclear on the status of the fork.
>
> Here is an example of one of our current failures with a pre-made URL
> for the curious but who don't want to spend a lot of time making a URL:
>
> http://clicky.visophyte.org/tools/arbpl-mozmill-standalone/?log=http://tinderbox.mozilla.org/showlog.cgi?log=ThunderbirdTrunk/1328617905.1328618660.23575.gz
>
>
> Andrew
>
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