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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache CouchDB 1.3.1-rc.1
Date Wed, 29 May 2013 08:57:26 GMT
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Noah Slater <> wrote:
> I'm worried about it for two reasons:
> 1) It sets a precedent  The test suite forms a "contract" between us and
> our users. They expect it to work. If we're prepared to ship software with
> failing tests, then what is the point of the tests?
> 2) I was recently contacted by the Homebrew people, and we had a
> conversation about tests. Apparently, they rely on "make distcheck", and
> when the tests fail, the build fails. They will not be the only downstream
> packagers that rely on this functionality.

most of the packager are indeed... In the mean time I was looking for
a ticket attached to it, can anyone that havve issue with it can open
one with the verbose logs eventually?

- benoit

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