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Re: 1.7.14 up for testing/signing

From: Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:28:18 -0500

On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 9:30 AM, Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
>> checkout_tests.py 14: 'checkout from the root of a Windows drive'
>> fails for all permutations tested. In his test results Johan
>> mentioned that he saw the same thing and it was due to "test suite
>> problem because of backported r1518184 which relies on newer test
>> suite features". I didn't investigate what those features were, but I
>> did confirm via ad hoc testing that 1.7.14 can properly checkout a
>> repository from the root of a Window's drive. I'm satisfied this is a
>> problem with the test suite, not Subversion.
> I was maybe a bit terse when I mentioned "test suite features".
> For the record: apparently the test backported in r1538135 depended on
> svntest.actions.run_and_verify_checkout being able to handle None as
> expected working copy, which seems to be a new feature of the test
> suite in 1.8+.
> Bert has already fixed the test and nominated for backport [1], and
> Ben even called out the fact that it would be a good idea to vote for
> it before cutting the 1.7.14 release [2] (sorry ... didn't get to it).

Thanks for the explanation Johan. It's been several months since I've
been involved in Subversion on a day-to-day basis, so I missed this.

> [1] http://svn.apache.org/r1539388
> [2] http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2013-11/0058.shtml
> --
> Johan

Paul T. Burba
CollabNet, Inc. -- www.collab.net -- Enterprise Cloud Development
Skype: ptburba
Received on 2013-11-20 18:28:51 CET

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