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Re: [PATCH] Recreate test data for Git mirrors

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:04:40 +0000

Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Julian Foad wrote on Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 21:03:52 +0000:
>> Would anyone else care to comment, and review my patch if you think it looks
>> good in principle, please?
>
> Thanks for the ping.
>
> Both your approach and Patrick's approach would solve the original
> problem, namely, would allow running 'make check' from a git-svn
> "working copy". (They would also allow future archeologists to run
> 'make check' on historical revisions, if we ever reopen INFRA-7524.)
>
> However, I think the "mkdir everything in Python" approach would be
> easier to maintain in the long run: that approach results in one
> codepath, whereas Patrick's approach results in two codepaths.

Thanks, Daniel. That's how I see it, too, and "one code path" is a good
way of describing it.

> My one comment about your patch is that the import tree should be
> created under svn-test-work/local_tmp/, rather than under
> import_tests_data/; I believe the latter should be considered read-only.

Oh yes! I forgot to call that out. I'll re-work it.

- Julian
Received on 2016-11-24 12:04:46 CET

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