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From: Martin Wille (mw8329_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-05 10:17:32

David Abrahams wrote:
> on Sat May 05 2007, "Gennadiy Rozental" <> wrote:
>> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> news:87zm4k87rw.fsf_at_valverde.peloton...
>>> on Fri May 04 2007, "Gennadiy Rozental" <>
>>> wrote:
>>>> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>>> news:876478d51y.fsf_at_valverde.peloton...
>>>>> * No way for a developer to request testing results for a specific
>>>>> branch
>>>> And against particular branch.
>>> How is "for a specific branch" different from "against a particular
>>> branch?" it seems as though you're repeating what I meant to say (?)
>> My library depend in lib A, B, C. I want to test against new_dev branch of
>> A, HEAD branch of B and 1_33 branch of C.
> So assemble a branch that contains everything you want, check it in,
> and request the test. SVN is really good for that sort of thing
> because of the way it copies "by reference".

Switching branches for testing practically implies non-incremental
testing. That can't be done efficiently without significant changes to
how we run tests or to the amount of hardware available for testing.


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