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Re: [PATCH] Don't use XFAIL for unwritten tests; also rm redundant test runs

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2006-03-26 22:12:09 CEST

On 3/26/06, Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote:
> "XFail" is intended to mean that a test is failing because of a known bug or
> deficiency in Subversion. I noticed that some tests were using it as a way of
> inserting a place-holder for a test which might one day be written. This patch
> removes those place-holders.
>
> There's one possible ill effect: the test index numbers of some existing tests
> are changed by this patch.

Why not just Skip() the test-stubs, rather than outright delete them?
Wouldn't that be a lot less disruptive?

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