x/build: build.golang.org dashboard with “show only first-class ports” checked displays more than just first-class ports #27689
When I check “show only first-class ports” on https://build.golang.org/#short, the list of matching builders is still quite long:
I had assumed that it would be restricted to the list of ports on https://golang.org/wiki/PortingPolicy#first-class-ports, but in fact that list is much, much shorter:
To avoid confusion, they should be made consistent: if the ports in the builder really are first-class, they should be listed on (or linked from) the wiki page, and if they aren't, they should be filtered out of the dashboard view.
(Discovered via #27686 (comment).)
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I can fix the discrepancy, but I'll need the decision of which are to be considered first-class vs not.
Here's the current first-class port list from build.golang.org in text form:
This change updates the GOARCH/GOOS discussion at the top of the "Installing Go from source" document to better reflect the current status. In particular: - The GOARCH list now focuses on simply listing the supported architectures, with no notes about their supposed "maturity", since the same GOARCH can be mature on a GOOS and not so mature on another. - Outdated notes about some archs being new and "not well-exercised" have been removed in favour of a following list of which ports are first class. - The list of supported OS has been updated (added: AIX, Illumos), and sorted in alphabetical order. - A note about the runtime support being the same for all ARCHS, "including garbage collection and efficient array slicing and" etc etc has been removed, since it doesn't seem particularly relevant in a "install from source" instruction page, and it's likely a leftover from the time this doc page was the landing place for new people and it felt the need to "sell" Go. Updates #27689 Fixes #35009 Change-Id: Ic4eca91dca3135adc7bed4fe00b4f157768f0e81 Reviewed-on: https://go-review.googlesource.com/c/go/+/202197 Reviewed-by: Brad Fitzpatrick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Based on that analysis, I understand that the "show only first-class ports" displaying more ports than are listed at https://golang.org/wiki/PortingPolicy#first-class-ports is simply a UI bug. If that's right, I understand we should be able to move this issue into NeedsFix state with the goal of fixing the UI bug on build.golang.org. Do you agree? Or do you think there is more that needs to be decided here?