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Re: still inconsistent, file in repository, but not in wc

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2002-08-21 22:06:14 CEST

Branko ─Œibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:

> Please, before anyone starts fixing this, write some tests that tickle
> the problem. In fact, this should be SOP for bug fixes:
>
>
> * write a test that exposes the defect
> * fix the bug
> * check that the test now passes
>
> We'd need some sort of XFAIL mechanism, though, so that we can mark
> tests that are expected to fail. The rule for commits would then be
> that XFAILs are allowed, but FAILs are not. I'll look into this.

For this particular problem the regression test appears to exist
already, there is something called update_missing in update_tests.py.
Unfortunately it's disabled, and has been since r192.

-- 
Philip Martin
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