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Re: svn commit: r1068977 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: svn/cat-cmd.c tests/cmdline/cat_tests.py

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:30:27 -0500

On 02/10/2011 04:52 AM, Bert Huijben wrote:
> FAIL: cat_tests.py 1: cat a local directory
> FAIL: cat_tests.py 4: cat a nonexistent file
> FAIL: cat_tests.py 5: cat should skip uncattable resources
> FAIL: cat_tests.py 6: cat an unversioned file parent dir thinks exists
> These tests fail on all ra-layers and there are a few more errors on the layers that have authorization support.
> Noorul, can you run at least the ra_local tests before sending a patch?
> (It would be nicer if you could test all relevant ra layers, but that is a bit too much to ask)

Whoa, hold on just a second. Noorul is not to blame here. Patches are
transmitted against a baseline code snapshot that isn't guaranteed to remain
unchanged between patch submission and patch commit times. As the reviewer
and committer of the patch, it was *my* job to make sure that it didn't
break anything.

And as it turns out, I thought I did my job well enough. I ran a full 'make
check' plus executed cat_tests.py over both svn:// and http:// before
committing this patch -- all without a single meaningful failure. (I *was*
seeing an XPASS in the diff-diff3-test C tests, but that was clearly
unrelated.) So I really have no clue about what went wrong here.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Distributed Development On Demand

Received on 2011-02-10 16:31:16 CET

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