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Re: backwards compatibility problem with .cvspass?


From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: backwards compatibility problem with .cvspass?
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 12:02:37 -0500

Will do.  I'm gonna scan the NEWS & Cederqvist for any changes I missed, add a 
bug or
todo note somewhere, then check it in.
Should happen soon.

Derek

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mailto:address@hidden     OpenAvenue ( http://OpenAvenue.com )
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Karl Fogel wrote:

> 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. :-)
>
> Thanks for the update, by the way, was wondering what was up.
>
> -K
>
> "Derek R. Price" <address@hidden> writes:
> > > Okay.  I see your point.  Sorry.  I think I even have most of the code 
> > > lying
> > > around since that was how I designed it in the first place, so the change 
> > > should
> > > be in soon.  It takes a little longer to run, but there aren't many 
> > > .cvspass
> > > lookups per session, so it shouldn't be a big deal.
> >
> > Just a quick note since it's been just over a month now since I said I'd 
> > fix this.
> > I've been done with the actual fix for about three weeks, but this feature 
> > is
> > rather troublesome to write a sanity.sh test for.  I've been alternately 
> > looking
> > into using Automake's testing features to write a test external to 
> > sanity.sh and
> > getting into/trying to follow some of the current Automake and Autoconf 
> > issues
> > because I wasn't sure things were working quite right.  :)  I can check in 
> > the fix
> > without tests if anybody wants it now.  Otherwise it'll probably still be 
> > another
> > two weeks.
> >
> > Derek
> >
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