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Re: r11557

From: Jani Averbach <jaa_at_jaa.iki.fi>
Date: 2004-11-01 05:01:59 CET

On 2004-10-31 20:01+0100, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Oct 2004, Philip Martin wrote:
> > "Peter N. Lundblad" <peter@famlundblad.se> writes:
> >
> > > In 1.1.x/STATUS philip asks how to check if this works. There is a recipe
> > > in issue 1905 that could be used. You just have to merge the addition of a
> > > file with spaces in its name and check the copyfrom URL.
> > >
> > Oh, I know how to do it, I was just being awkward to make a point. If
> > someone cares enough about a bug to fix it then writing a regression
> > test ensures that it stays fixed.
> >
> Also, it is a more general question. We have many bug fixes that go
> in without test cases being written.

And it is bad.

Let me just make it clear, crystal clear, we should hunt down, kill
and destroy all bugs by our test framework. Mr. Lundblad's biggest
mistake was that when he has cornered that nasty bug somewhere in
libsvn_client, near diff.c, he outsourced testing of this bug to the
foreing shell scripts, and potentially let this bug at large. I won't
never do that. I will stop at absolutely nothing to hunt down,
capture or kill the bugs wherever they are, whatever it takes.

Sorry, couldn't resist.

Br, Jani

Jani Averbach
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