From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-05 17:46:29
> Let me put it another way. We will continue testing and fixing on the
> all compilers/platforms for which we have volunteers. The difference
> is, that we aren't going to hold the release up to ensure that less
> standard compliant compilers are all green. By reducing the number of
> platforms we can reduce the cycle time for developers to be sure changes
> are working.
I agree that dropping compilers that do not provide rapid testing turnaround
will improve matters, but I'm not seeing the connection with the level of
standard compliance or the number of the release platforms. The tests run in
parallel, so 1 day is 1 day. Some platforms may prove problematic for other
reasons, of course, but we can and should deal with that if and when it
happens, not preemptively.
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