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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Prepared to tag apr 1.4.0 [NOT -util!]
Date Fri, 04 Dec 2009 04:38:03 GMT
William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> Guenter Knauf wrote:
>> Hi,
>> William A. Rowe Jr. schrieb:
>>> I see good responses to the list from Branko, Joe and Jeff (and thanks
>>> for the bugfix Branko), so I'll proceed with this tonight, we'll have
>>> the usual 72hr vote, and then let's start this discussion over about
>>> the much larger changes in apr-util 1.4 ;)
>> I think we should take a look into the apr/apu tests first; Ruediger
>> mentioned this a while ago that we only report failures, but dont bail
>> out but instead try to use NULL pointers where we expect to have valid
>> pointers ...; therefore failing tests produce segfaults on some
>> platforms ...
> 
> I don't see that as a showstopper to a major/minor bump; these are always
> bug fixes that can be addressed.
> 
> What would be nice is if we could modify the test framework itself, perhaps
> fatal v.s. fail&continue flavors of all tests, to encourage the appropriate
> and proper logic in all test cases.

Raises the question; are the contents of test/ subject to ABI, or only the
prototypes of include/* (nonrecursive)?

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