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Re: 1.2.0-rc1 tarballs up for testing/signing

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2005-04-05 22:11:35 CEST

On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 02:21:31PM -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> As has been discussed on IRC, copy_tests 25 is failing over DAV, not
> because there's anything wrong in Subversion, but because the test is
> expecting the wrong error message (the DAV error message differs from
> the error message printed by other RA layers, apparently).
> Since Subversion itself is correct, here are my sigs for the .tar.gz
> and .tar.bz2. However, I think it's a Bad Idea to release an RC that
> has a test failing, for any reason. It makes us look sloppy and
> causes doubts among the faithful. I'm not vetoing the release, but my
> strong preference would be to not release rc1, fix the problem, and
> reroll, making rc2 our first blessed release candidate I guess.

How does everyone else feel about this? I'm inclined to just ship rc1
since it's such a small issue with a note saying that we're aware that
copy_tests.py test #25 fails. Fix it in rc2. Is it worth another day
worth of delay to retest, reaquire signatures, etc... to fix a test that
isn't really failing but is incomplete?

I'm not sure it is. But if you guys think so I will gladly cut an rc2
with a fix.

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