On 03/04/2010 04:13 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 2:42 AM, Fabio Tranchitella <kob...@kobold.it> wrote:
>> * 2010-03-03 21:44, Jim Fulton wrote:
>>> The ZTK was created in part to deal with instability issues arising from
>>> people working on parts without testing the whole.
>> I suppose everybody here agrees that any change to a package which is part
>> of the ZTK *must* be tested against the whole ZTK.
> It would be great if that were true.
That's been my understanding all the time. I think we currently don't do
it because it might be non-obvious to the individual developers at the
time of check-in and due to underused tools.
We may not require that a single developer run all test suites in all
combinations we desire to be compatible, but with the ongoing effort to
improve the nightly/automated builds we should get into better shape there.
The one issue with delayed testing is that we would have to impose a
rule which requires "cool down" time after a checkin before making a
release. That's probably not a terrible thing anyway.
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