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From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-04-13 16:53:26

On 2020-04-13 18:52, 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.

I agree. I consider code coverage and similar tools informative at best.
Therefore they should not block a commit or a PR merge.

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