Re: [boinc_dev] Software development and branches, was Re: [boinc_projects] keywords

2017-08-06 Thread Bernd Machenschalk
On 04.08.17 23:17, David Anderson wrote: On 7/21/2017 5:47 AM, Bernd Machenschalk wrote: This might be one of the fundamental (pun intended) misunderstandings here. It is the opposite of everything I ever heard or read, and I think I know why: How can one (expect to) fork a 'stable'

Re: [boinc_dev] Software development and branches, was Re: [boinc_projects] keywords

2017-08-06 Thread David Anderson
Please read https://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/wiki/SoftwareTesting in particular the definition of "stable". I think you're laboring under a misapprehension. Testing a feature in isolation is not the same as testing the system. No one is advocating committing untested or buggy code into master.