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Re: Breaking merge_tests.py into 3 parts

From: Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 12:01:13 -0400

On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 3:45 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 01:42:38PM -0500, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> The common complaint is that by renumbering the tests, we break historical
>> comments such as "fixes bar_test FOO".  But those comments are often
>> versioned, so a little archaeology can divine the answer.  I don't think
>> such concerns should keep us from moving forward in the test suite.
> Also, for some time now we've had support to run python tests by passing
> the function name as an argument, rather than passing a test number.
> So we could encourage people to refer to python tests using their function
> names. That would avoid such problems.
> Unfortunately this does not work for C tests...
> Back on topic: I don't see a problem with splitting up the merge tests.
> Stefan

Done, http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=948873

Received on 2010-05-27 18:01:51 CEST

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