[python-committers] AppVeyor was unable to build non-mergeable pull request

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Jul 25 22:59:52 EDT 2017

On 7/25/2017 10:22 PM, Brett Cannon wrote:
> So are you requesting we stop building on AppVeyor?

Since it runs gui tests, and Travis does not, it is very useful.  For 
the last week, it has mostly always run.

> On Tue, Jul 25, 2017, 17:31 Victor Stinner, <victor.stinner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:victor.stinner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     It's the second time today that I get this error on a PR:
>         "continuous-integration/appveyor/pr — AppVeyor was unable to build
>     non-mergeable pull request"

I have seen this too, but seldom.

>     With such failure, it's not possible to merge a PR.

I believe I was allowed to, but when the new tests are gui tests, it is 
definitely questionable.

>     The error just occurred on a 2.7 change which is a single commit on
>     top of the update to date 2.7 head:
>     https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/2877

>     For the other PR, I used the workaround found at:
>     http://help.appveyor.com/discussions/problems/4830-stuck-on-appveyor-was-unable-to-build-non-mergeable
>     => close the PR, reopen the PR

Thanks for the information.

>     It works around the issue, but it spams Travis CI which has to abort
>     running jobs, and then restarts new jobs from scratch.

I quit worrying about that.

Terry Jan Reedy

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