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From Nathan Stott <nrst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Development environment
Date Fri, 29 Apr 2011 02:17:16 GMT
Originally, (until 0.11 I think?) CouchDB was developed without unit
tests.  I take it from this thread it was also developed then without
step-by-step debugging.  It's amazing how stable it is and has been in
light of those two facts.

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 7:40 PM, till <till@php.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 2:38 AM, Miles Fidelman
> <mfidelman@meetinghouse.net> wrote:
>> Andrey Somov wrote:
>>>
>>> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 1:01 AM, Paul
>>> Davis<paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 6:57 PM, Nathan Stott<nrstott@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> So couchdb is really developed without using step-by-step debugging at
>>>>> all?  That seems quite odd.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I never use step by step debugging on any project in any language.
>>>> I've never found it that useful.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> step by step debugging of a unit test is one the most effective ways to
>>> find
>>> bugs.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Until you start running highly concurrent software, distributed across
>> multiple nodes.  That takes debugging to a whole new level.
>>
>
> A unit test doesn't run on multiple nodes.
>

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