Should CI/buildbot report rev-upgrade errors?

Eric Gallager egall at
Mon Sep 6 19:42:01 UTC 2021

On Mon, Sep 6, 2021 at 11:30 AM Christopher Chavez <chrischavez at> wrote:
> Should CI/buildbots report any errors from `port rev-upgrade`? (I'm not aware that they already do.)
> Additionally, is it true that, once CI or a buildbot has built and installed a port, `port rev-upgrade` should never report any errors? If so, should the build be marked as failed if there are rev-upgrade errors?
> Would others find this behavior helpful?
> Christopher A. Chavez (who recently neglected to check the result of rev-upgrade before submitting a port update)

I agree that this behavior would be helpful, however, doing so would
require keeping the results of previous builds installed, whereas I
think the current behavior is to do all builds from a fresh

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