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Overview of the Build Details Page

Team Foundation Build can be configured to include a Team Foundation Build details Web page that can be viewed over the Internet. This Web page is used remotely by team members to examine the status of builds. The Web page can also be associated with build notification e-mail messages. For more information, see How to: Receive Build Notification E-Mail.

Team Foundation Build Details Web Page Sections

The Team Foundation Build details Web page contains the following five sections:

Summary

The summary section contains the build name, team project, build type, computer and the following information:

Summary item Description Example output

Build name

Indicates the name of the build and links to the drop location where the built binaries are available.

Nightly 050615.00

Team project

Indicates the name of the team project.

Tour Package Service v2.2

Build type

Indicates the type of build that ran.

Nightly

Build machine

Indicates the name of the build computer specified for the build type.

AdventureWorks_BuildLab01

Build started on

Indicates the date and time stamp when the build started.

06/20/2005 03:00:00 AM

Build completed on

Indicates the date and time stamp when the build completed.

06/20/2005 03:22:10 AM

Build quality

Indicates the quality of the build.

Unexamined

Work items opened

Indicates the work items created because of the build processing.

Bug 1234 (Active/Unassigned)

Build log

Indicates the path of the build log.

\\Builds\drops\nightlybuilds\20050620.00\logfiles\buildlog.txt

Custom task events

Indicates the path of the custom task events.

\\Builds\drops\nightlybuilds\20050620.00\logfiles\customtasks.xml

Build Steps

The build steps section displays the steps associated with the build type that was run during the build process. The actual output varies depending on the files associated with the build type and also upon the success of the build. The build steps also include date and time stamp indicators such as 06/20/2005 03:00.00. The build steps include the following:

  • Initializing build

  • Getting sources

  • Compiling sources

  • Compiling <Solution Name> for <Platform>/<Flavor>

  • Compiling <Project Name>

  • Running tests

  • Getting changesets and updating work items (Note   Appears only on successful builds)

  • Getting changesets (Note   Appears on build breaks)

  • Creating work item (Note   Appears on build breaks)

  • Copying binaries to drop location

  • Copying log files to drop location

  • Successfully Completed

  • Failed

  • Stopped

Result Details

The result details section displays error and warning messages associated with specific build configurations, for example x86/Debug:

Details Item Description Example output

Result details for x86/Debug

Indicates the number of errors and warnings, test results, and coverage results associated with the platform/configuration combination that was run.

4 Errors, 12 warnings, no test results, no coverage results (X86Debug.error)

Result details for x86/Retail

Indicates the number of errors and warnings, test results, and coverage results associated with the built type that was run.

0 Errors, 10 warnings, 8/10 tests passed, 42% lines covered (X86Retail.error)

Associated Changesets

The associated changesets section displays information about which changesets are associated with the build and what team member checked them in:

Associated Changesets Item Example output

1001

Checked in by: Jdoe

Comments: Updated AddTo_ and RemoveFromShoppingCart.

1002

Checked in by: Jdoe

Comments: Updated business logic per requirement 1.

1003

Checked in by: Jdoe

Comments: Updated business logic per requirement 2.

Associated Work Items

The associated work items section displays information about which work items are associated with the build and what team member checked them in:

Associated Work Item Example output

3479

Title: Add AppDiscount Web Service method

Check-in Action: Associated

Changed by: Jdoe.

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