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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-587) Providing JDBC 4.0 support for derby
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2005 17:39:07 GMT
Øyvind Bakksjø wrote:

> David W. Van Couvering wrote:
> 
>> Has somebody other than Narayanan pulled it, built it, and run the tests?
>>
>> David
> 
> 
> I always check that stuff builds before committing. As for running the
> tests, we usually consider it sufficient if the contributor has run
> tests without failure and a reviewer approves the patch, don't we?

It's a judgement call by the committer.

If it's a small patch from a regular contributor who has a good history
of providing good patches then most likely the tests need not be run again.

If it's a big patch, risky or from a new contributor then it may be
worth running the tests.

The patch can always be reverted (commit-then-review), you as a
committer have the decide what is risk of causing a disruption by having
 tests fail.

Dan.


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