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Re: [PATCH] input_validation_tests.py: Reduce overhead of multiple checkouts.

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 20:56:14 +0100

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 1:50 PM, Noorul Islam K M <noorul_at_collab.net> wrote:
> "Bert Huijben" <bert_at_qqmail.nl> writes:
>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Branko ─îibej [mailto:brane_at_xbc.nu] On Behalf Of Branko Cibej
>>> Sent: maandag 21 februari 2011 13:19
>>> To: Philip Martin
>>> Cc: dev_at_subversion.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: [PATCH] input_validation_tests.py: Reduce overhead of multiple
>>> checkouts.
>>
>>> You could argue that tiny tests that do not modify a sandbox can be
>>> merged together. Of course, if there's a bug in the implementation and
>>> one of those subtests /does/ modify the sandbox, causing another down
>>> the line to fail for no obvious reason, that hardly makes life easier
>>> for the poor sod who has to analyse that mess.
>>
>> Wasn't there some option to ask for a read-only sandbox?
>>
>
> On trunk the test already use read-only option. This patch reduces
> number of checkouts. All these tests require only read-only working
> copy.

There's another way to make these tests go faster: we simply have to
make checkout faster :-). As in: "blazingly fast" ...

Anyone wants to take on this bite-sized task? ;-)

Cheers,

-- 
Johan
Received on 2011-02-21 20:57:08 CET

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