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Re: Testing equality between svnrdump and svnadmin dump

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:25:28 +0100

On 26.01.2015 15:50, Julian Foad wrote:
> Branko Čibej wrote:
>> On 26.01.2015 14:13, Julian Foad wrote:
>>> I attach the latest version of my dump/load cross-checking patch.
>>>
>>> Do we want to commit this? I think we should. It has been very useful in
>> uncovering dump/load bugs and inconsistencies.
>>
>> Absolutely +1, more tests can't hurt.
> Excellent. Is anyone able to lend a hand with one of these two of the tasks I listed:
>
> - Bypass authz when dumping with svnrdump, otherwise a partial dump is
> obtained for tests using authz, making those tests fail.

Hmmm, this will involve changing the DAV and svnserve autocheck
configurations, I think. Not really my home turf, but I can try.

> - Make optional -- enabled by a configure option?

I can certainly do this bit, I had a go at similar tweaks when I added
the option to skip the C tests and to run with pre-cooked v4 and v6 FSFS
repositories.

> if I do this one:
>
> - Put back the dumpfile parser's ability to check for well-formed dumpfile
> contents, which has been temporarily stripped out here in order to
> achieve more generic parsing, as some dump/load tests rely on that.

May I suggest we do this on a branch? So that we have the "make
optional" bit in place before all trunk testing grinds to a horrible
slowdown. :)

-- Brane
Received on 2015-01-26 18:26:04 CET

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