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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-14 16:29:36

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> As a developer looking at a test failure on the regression test result
>> pages, what I want to know is "Did this test include the change I
>> committed a few hours ago?"
>> To do that, I look at the report's column headings.
>> The date and time is helpful, and should certainly be retained. But what
>> I really need to know is the revision number of the working copy the
>> test was run from.
>> The revision number can be obtained from the last line of the svn up
>> command's output:
>> Updated to revision 39263.
>> It also appears on line 4 of the root-directory of the working copy's
>> .svn/entries file, although I don't know if that location is reliable.
> Of course this is assuming one get the code from SVN :-\ ...But it would
> also be possible to add a file to the tarballs with the revision.

Yes, the same thought occurred to me.

>> Is it possible to add the revision number to the column heads?
> I imagine it is.
>> Who is
>> the maintainer of whatever script produces the tables?
> Well, that's the problem we are generally having. Meta Comm, i.e.
> Aleksey, Misha, and Lesha, maintain those. Which currently means they
> are not maintained, since they seem unresponsive for the last two weeks.
> And I'm fairly sure the TODOs
> <>
> are not getting looked at either.

Hum... Have you tried emailing them directly to see what's up?


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