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Re: Revert r23859 - conditionalize skipped sleeping for timestamps on maintainer mode

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-11-04 06:56:42 CET

On 11/3/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> "David Glasser" <glasser@davidglasser.net> writes:
> > I do agree about your points about developers not enabling maintainer
> > mode, and about debug-only code paths. I don't think this should be
> > coupled to SVN_DEBUG, but I *do* think it's important that it require
> > a compile-time define (which won't be enabled by binary packagers) to
> > disable it. Maybe something like
> > SVN_UNSAFE_DISABLE_SLEEP_FOR_TIMESTAMPS.
>
> In practical terms, how would that be different from the SVN_DEBUG
> conditionality we have right now?

It would continue the status quo of having the default build not let
you shoot yourself in the foot (which I support), but it would allow
maintainers who for whatever reason don't use maintainer mode to still
have the test suite speedup.

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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