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

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-08-22 00:04:44 CEST

Philip Martin wrote:

>Branko ÄŒibej <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.
Surely that number's wrong? :-)

I think those tests are disabled because of feedback inconsistencies
(Karl? I think you #if'd them out?). Anyway, they should be XFAILed, too.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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