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From "Tencé, Vincent" <vte...@optimuminformatique.com>
Subject RE: Philosophy of failing tests
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2005 16:40:24 GMT
It can be attached to a JIRA issue until then. If the test needs to be
broken down, the assignee of the issue will have take smaller steps until
the issue is fully resolved. WDYT?

- Vincent

> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Tencé, Vincent" [mailto:vtence@optimuminformatique.com]
> Sent: February 25, 2005 11:38 AM
> To: 'Apache Directory Developers List'
> Subject: RE: Philosophy of failing tests
> 
> 
> Then maybe the test is too big and should be broken down in 
> smaller tests.
> Anyhow, until the test passes, the code shouldn't go into svn IMHO.
> 
> -- Vincent
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Alan D. Cabrera [mailto:adc@toolazydogs.com]
> > Sent: February 25, 2005 11:34 AM
> > To: Apache Directory Developers List
> > Subject: Re: Philosophy of failing tests
> > 
> > 
> > It's the *making it pass* phase that may take some time.
> > 
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Alan
> > 
> > Tencé, Vincent wrote:
> > 
> > >Sounds good ;-) 
> > >
> > >With a cycle of:
> > >
> > >writing the test, making it pass, refactoring
> > >
> > >we should not have any failing test in the repo.
> > >
> > >-- Vincent
> > >
> > >  
> > >
> > >>-----Original Message-----
> > >>From: Alan D. Cabrera [mailto:adc@toolazydogs.com]
> > >>Sent: February 25, 2005 11:15 AM
> > >>To: Apache Directory Developers List
> > >>Subject: Re: Philosophy of failing tests
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>We have some whipper snapper from France who is putting in more 
> > >>extensive tests, discovering problems w/ our code as he goes 
> > >>along.  Not 
> > >>to worry though, we have given him committer karma and now he 
> > >>has to fix 
> > >>the problems he finds!  ;)
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>Regards,
> > >>Alan
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>Tencé, Vincent wrote:
> > >>
> > >>    
> > >>
> > >>>No such thing can exist! That's mine. How do we get failing 
> > >>>      
> > >>>
> > >>unit tests in
> > >>    
> > >>
> > >>>the first place in SVN? If we do however, I agree they 
> > should be kept
> > >>>failing. It'll make visible that we have a problem and put 
> > >>>      
> > >>>
> > >>pressure on the
> > >>    
> > >>
> > >>>team to deal with it.
> > >>>
> > >>>- Vincent
> > >>>
> > >>> 
> > >>>
> > >>>      
> > >>>
> > >>>>-----Original Message-----
> > >>>>From: Alan D. Cabrera [mailto:adc@toolazydogs.com]
> > >>>>Sent: February 25, 2005 11:03 AM
> > >>>>To: Apache Directory Developers List
> > >>>>Subject: Philosophy of failing tests
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>What is everyone's philosophy on failing unit tests?  
> I, for one, 
> > >>>>believe that they should be left failing until they are fixed.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>Regards,
> > >>>>Alan
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>   
> > >>>>
> > >>>>        
> > >>>>
> > 
> 

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