Commit ab1c8ff5 authored by Peter Hutterer's avatar Peter Hutterer
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gitlab CI: reword/expand the documentation for the dummy child pipeline job


Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer's avatarPeter Hutterer <peter.hutterer@who-t.net>
parent 1f5ab738
......@@ -122,12 +122,16 @@ ubuntu:
#
# this is a dummy job that checks for the results of
# the children pipelines we just triggered
# when we fixed one of them by retrying the failed jobs,
# the rest of the pipeline is not retriggered.
# With this job, we can retry it and continue
# the pipeline.
# This is a dummy job to work around a gitlab bug.
# All distribution jobs above run in child pipelines. If a job in a child
# pipeline fails, that pipeline fails and our parent pipeline is stuck.
# Re-triggering the failed job does not continue the parent pipeline even when
# that job succeeds on the second attempt.
#
# The dummy job here checks for the results of the child pipelines via the API.
# If they are successful, this job succeeds and our pipeline continues.
#
# This job needs to be re-run manually after all child pipelines are fixed.
#
check children pipelines:
stage: post children pipelines
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......@@ -89,12 +89,16 @@ bootstrapping:
{% endfor %}
#
# this is a dummy job that checks for the results of
# the children pipelines we just triggered
# when we fixed one of them by retrying the failed jobs,
# the rest of the pipeline is not retriggered.
# With this job, we can retry it and continue
# the pipeline.
# This is a dummy job to work around a gitlab bug.
# All distribution jobs above run in child pipelines. If a job in a child
# pipeline fails, that pipeline fails and our parent pipeline is stuck.
# Re-triggering the failed job does not continue the parent pipeline even when
# that job succeeds on the second attempt.
#
# The dummy job here checks for the results of the child pipelines via the API.
# If they are successful, this job succeeds and our pipeline continues.
#
# This job needs to be re-run manually after all child pipelines are fixed.
#
check children pipelines:
stage: post children pipelines
......
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