Need to have build automatically retry for subversion problems

We have been having some flakiness with our subversion repository and
sometimes builds fail, like so:

#479 Unable to collect changes Artifacts No artifacts No
changes

dev1Agent
07 May 09 01:00 (3m:44s)

The problem is transitory so restarting it generally succeeds - however
it would be helpful if there was a setting to retry the build, say 15
minutes after it fails for this kind of error.


Is there a feature like this?

If not, are there any pending requests for such a feature that I can
vote for?

If not, I will submit one.

Thank you,

Donald

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Hello Donald,

  Are you sure that this flakiness is not caused by TeamCity? I mean, there may be too many requests from TeamCity to your subversion server.

  Also, there is a feature to re-add build to the build queue after a failure (with a given timeout). If your builds usually successful, you may want to
  use it (see Build Triggers section).

  Regarding your request - we could probably add an option to the trigger mentioned above to re-add build to queue only if it was failed because of
  VCS problems. This definitely makes sense and we don't have such a request in the tracker, AFAIK.

  Kind regards,
  KIR

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Kirill Maximov wrote:

Regarding your request - we could probably add an option to the trigger mentioned above to re-add build to queue only if it was failed because of
VCS problems. This definitely makes sense and we don't have such a request in the tracker, AFAIK.


Thank you, Kirill. I have filed this request - TW8183

In the meantime, the existing feature will be sufficient.

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