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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-05 01:34:52

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> on Fri May 04 2007, "Gennadiy Rozental" <>
> wrote:
>> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> news:876478d51y.fsf_at_valverde.peloton...
>>> * No way for a developer to request testing results for a specific
>>> branch
>> And against particular branch.
> How is "for a specific branch" different from "against a particular
> branch?" it seems as though you're repeating what I meant to say (?)

My library depend in lib A, B, C. I want to test against new_dev branch of
A, HEAD branch of B and 1_33 branch of C.

>> That's what independent versioning should address.
> I don't see a relationship between the two issues. The ability to
> request test results against a specific branch has obvious utility;
> you can try out changes and see how portable they are without
> disturbing general test results. Independent versioning, by it self,
> does not address that need. You'd still need to implement all the
> same testing infrastructure, so I don't see the relevance here.

Yes. independent versioning has little to do with "testing for a specific
branch". But has everything to do with "testing against particular branch"


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