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Re: Re: 1.1 and backwards compability

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-07-08 02:36:26 CEST

On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 07:11:55PM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 17:50, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > Very true. Is anyone running the test suite against svn.collab.net? :-)
>
> I imagine if you run the 1.1 test suite with a 1.1 client against a 1.0
> server, you might get failures from bugs which are fixed (and tested
> for) in 1.1 but not back-ported to 1.0. And if you run the 1.0 test
> suite, you might get failures from behavior changes which necessitated
> test suite changes.
>
> Perhaps it's worth testing anyway; just don't expect it to be pretty.

I was planning on doing this anyway to test my changes in 1807. Maybe
when I do that I'll update the suite so you can pass in a version of the
server you're testing against and then have certain tests as XFAIL if
the version is less than the version they get fixed in...

-- 
Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
http://ben.reser.org
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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