Opened on 09/12/2018 at 07:09:11 PM

Closed on 09/13/2018 at 03:36:51 PM

#6946 closed change (fixed)

Use linux for CI-tests in libadblockplus from appveyor

Reported by: sergz Assignee: sergz
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Module: Libadblockplus Keywords:
Cc: hfiguiere Blocked By:
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Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
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Travis-ci is based on a pretty old linux and in order to run tests we have to build V8 binaries for linux on such old linux machine. It's a certain burden for us, however appveyor has linux ubuntu 16.04 (xenial), so I would propose to use appveyor to build and run tests on linux, because in this case one is not limited by a particular version of ubuntu and can prepare v8 binaries even on ubuntu 18.04.

Long term story:
Despite there are plans regarding gitlab-ci based on our own runners, it's a good feature to support free publicly available CI services, so so far IMO we should keep them even after establishing a gitlab ci.

What to change

Change the config files for the corresponding services.

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comment:1 Changed on 09/12/2018 at 07:13:22 PM by sergz

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comment:2 Changed on 09/13/2018 at 12:31:48 PM by hfiguiere

We could also use a docker image as a base to build on TravisCI.

comment:3 Changed on 09/13/2018 at 12:55:22 PM by sergz

We could also use a docker image as a base to build on TravisCI.

I like the idea and I think we should include it, it was just easier to do it without docker in this particular case.

comment:4 Changed on 09/13/2018 at 03:36:51 PM by sergz

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