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Re: crash when fetching status

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-11-05 15:14:14 CET

On Wed, Nov 03, 2004 at 01:41:42PM -0600, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> We can "not get into the discussion" if you prefer, but we're not
> going to add guess-fixes for unreproducible bugs. That just makes the
> real bug harder to find (because rarer to encounter), while littering
> the code with unexplained conditionals, which causes confusion for
> those trying to read and/or maintain it. This is a philosophical
> difference between us. I cannot prove your way is bad, of course, but
> all my experience points me toward the other way.
>
> Now I'm getting into the discussion after all, sorry :-).
>
> Let's try a little harder to figure out how to stimulate this bug.
> Maybe we can get one of the users to send in their working copy...?

I agree 100% with Karl here.

> By the way, what did the line "(Always referring to the 1.1.1 tag!)"
> mean in your original mail?

He meant the line numbers were valid on the 1.1.1 tag.

-- 
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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