From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-16 15:59:23
Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
> "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>> Can you give me an example. It looks like unrelated issue.
>> Gennadiy, I've asked Eric Niebler to revert your recent changes. We
>> can't tolerate this sort of wholesale breakage of the trunk.
> It took me all but 5 min after report to fix it and commit. Latest vertion
> of the trunk should've work (everything by John issue, which I can't
The smoke tests run at revision 40093 still were showing a lot of
failures. The new tests are running now.
> How can you expect me to make any changes? I am trying to be as
> responsive as possible.
The expectation is that changes to a foundation library like test that
is part of our testing infrastructure will be very well tested before
they are committed to the trunk.
We need to do a postmortem to figure out why your testing didn't
determine that there was a problem before you did a commit.
What tests did you run?
On what platform?
Did you add a new test to detect whatever failed?
What other steps can we take in the future to prevent this wholesale
breakage from happening again?
> This is at best discouraging. I might have couple days now and than I might
> be busy for another half a year. These changes seat on my hard drive for a
> year now - I did not have time to invest to be able to track all the issues.
Yes, I found it very discouraging too.
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