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Re: svn commit: r17032 - trunk/subversion/tests/clients/cmdline

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-10-26 15:14:42 CEST

On Wed, 26 Oct 2005, Erik Huelsmann wrote:

>> On 10/26/05, lundblad@tigris.org <lundblad@tigris.org> wrote:
>> Log:
>> * subversion/tests/client/cmdline/revert_tests.py
>> (test_list): Make revert_from_wc_root XFail.

> Actually, no, that's not the purpose of XFail, as far as I conceive it:

> Tests should be marked XFail if a feature currently isn't implemented
> or behaving as it should, but that fact is recognised and agreed upon
> [ie postponing a fix is acceptable].

This has come up before. Yes, it is a regression that needs to be fixed.
But what's the point in making all nightly builds fail and all others
tests fail? Either you just fix it, or add an issue as a 1.4.0 blocker.

Maybe others disagree with this opinion, and then I'll have to regret, I


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