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From: Bo Persson (bo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-04-13 15:58:18

On 2020-04-13 at 17:52, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
> A number of libraries have code coverage/project tests in Github. I am
> not against such tests but I am against the idea that "failing" such a
> test, whatever that means, should prevent a PR from being merged into a
> Boost library. To me it is nonsense that a perfectly logical change to
> software should lead to some code coverage "failure", and that therefore
> the change should be deemed incorrect. I admit I do not know what the
> criteria are for code coverage but I do not see code coverage
> determining whether any change to a library is incorrect or not.

Well, if some code change makes some other part of the code base unused,
perhaps the change is *incomplete* rather than incorrect?

     Bo Persson

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