יום רביעי, יולי 1, 2009
This morning when I worked with the Team Build 2010 Beta 1 I found a very nice surprise.
I work a lot with the Team Build and when I have a problem with the build I go to the log file, some of you that have encountered this “Monster” log file know that it is a “killer” for the eyeballs, it is a very long notepad file that lists all the steps made by the build engine and all the errors it has encountered.
You can see very short example of such a log at the end of this post.
יום שלישי, יוני 30, 2009
When I come to work with customers on builds first I ask where the build machine is.
Most chances that I will get one of the following three answers:
It is on my Team System server.
It is on my computer.
It is on one of the developers computer.
All three situations are wrong when it comes to build machines.
What is a good build machine and where to install it?
My opinion is to put it on a “clean” computer that has no more then the minimum that is required for the compilation of the application and for running all the required...