On 3.12.2015 15:34, Rob Crittenden wrote:
> Martin Kosek wrote:
>> On 12/03/2015 09:08 AM, Petr Spacek wrote:
>>> On 2.12.2015 19:14, Rob Crittenden wrote:
>>>> Is it still mandatory that tests pass the unit tests before acceptance?
>>>> I've seen a number of cases over the past couple of months where a
>>>> change goes through then shortly afterward a patch to fix the tests.
>>>> IMHO this should be caught in advance.
>>>> Things slip through and goodness knows I've acked more than a few
>>>> patches without running the full suite. I just have a feeling it has
>>>> become more frequent lately.
>>> When we are at it... An automated thingy which accepts URL to a Git repo, 
>>> does
>>> all the test magic, and spits out test results without user interaction 
>>> would
>>> be an awesome Christmas present!
>>> Bonus points if we can get Github integration so I can just push and have it
>>> tested automatically so I cannot forget to do that before sending the patch
>>> for review.
>> +1. Having basic CI test suite run on top of a Pull Request would be awesome.
> I'd be happy with just the ipatests being run manually with each review.
> And it's then reviewer that I'm focusing on here. A developer _should_
> also run the tests but part of the reviewer's responsibility is to
> ensure the patch does what it says it does without breaking things.

Sure. I'm just saying that people are notoriously bad automation tool, so I
would like to off-load this kind of checks to a tool which will not forget or
be lazy :-)

Petr^2 Spacek

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