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Re: [PATCH] Make sparse-directories checkouts/updates work with old servers

From: Peter Lundblad <plundblad_at_google.com>
Date: 2007-03-28 10:38:53 CEST

Karl Fogel writes:
> plundblad@google.com (Peter Lundblad) writes:
> >> Great! (Sanity check: is there definitely a test in there that tests
> >> the behavior we want?)
> >
> > How could there be? We normally test current client against current servers.
> > Sometimes, when people do compatibility work, they run tests with
> > mixed server/client, but we don't have anything automatic for that.
> > OTOH, if you test a new client against an old server, then the regular
> > depth tests should fail if this code doesn't do what's intended.
>
> I just meant a test that does (say) a depth-immediates checkout and
> verifies that it got exactly the right content.

Ah, I see, but still wouldn't test this patch because we expect new
servers to DTRT, right?

Thanks,
//Peter

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