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Re: backwards compatibility problem with .cvspass?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: backwards compatibility problem with .cvspass?
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 11:35:39 -0500 (EST)

Karl Fogel writes:
> IMHO, if it's very hard to write a test for it, then the best thing to
> do is check it in anyway, and somewhere list the absence of the test
> case as a bug in itself (if you want).  Just because something's hard
> to test automatically hopefully shouldn't mean it can't go into the
> code. :-)

I'll second that.  There are lots of things involving client/server that
aren't tested because there isn't any easy way to test them in
sanity.sh; in many cases (including this one), having pserver work at
all in real life is a sufficient test.

-Larry Jones

Your gender would be a lot more tolerable if it wasn't so darn cynical!
-- Calvin

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