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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [testing] test exclude list: can't we have incremental exclusions?
Date Fri, 24 Nov 2006 12:51:43 GMT
Alexei Zakharov wrote:
> Hi,
>> So we just should choice what is better: to break sometimes tests run
>> or to
>> forget enable test(s) on some platforms.
> Yesterday, when I was removing one of the beans tests from exclude
> lists, I feel a bit uncomfortable while updating
> exclude.linux.x86_64.xxx since I have no (easy) access to such systems
> and had no plans to run tests on it. IMHO (in the perfect world) the
> fact that I remove or add something from / to exclude.linux.x86_64
> means I've at least ran tests for this platform and obtained some
> result. So let's have a common list,  it's easier to deal with it
> psychologically.  :-)
> As for above question: +1 for being optimists, i.e. to remove the test
> from common list if it passes on all platforms available to tester.

+1 (otherwise I'll share the psychotherapy costs with you :-)



Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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