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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Update submodules in boost.git
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-05 09:56:33

Andrey Semashev wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 6:46 PM, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Andrey Semashev wrote:
> >
> >> I might add that testing X/develop with Y/master has another drawback.
> >> When a change is made to Y/develop, it is tested against
> >> everything/master.
> >> It passes the tests but the change actually breaks X. When the change
> >> is
> >> merged to Y/master, X is broken and it stays that way until Y cycles
> >> again.
> >
> > This tends to happen in practice regardless of the testing scheme. The
> > author of X doesn't watch the tests of Y.
> In my example Y tests would succeed, but X would fail if it was tested
> against Y/develop.

Yes, sorry. "The author of Y doesn't watch the tests of X."

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