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From Ruediger Pluem <rpl...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Prepared to tag apr 1.4.0 [NOT -util!]
Date Fri, 04 Dec 2009 05:15:41 GMT


On 12/04/2009 05:38 AM, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> 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)?
> 

IMHO only include/* as I assume that no developer uses test/ in its own projects.
IMHO test/ is only for internal APR / APR-UTIL purposes.

Regards

RĂ¼diger

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