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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Declare M4 == r603534 ?
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2007 14:48:44 GMT
On the 0x3B0 day of Apache Harmony Mikhail Loenko wrote:
> We have suites which most of the time are green and suites that most
> of the time are red. We should think of including "mostly red" suites
> to precommit testing so that we have all green when we decide to make
> a real release

if mostly red aren't too slow..

> Thanks,
> Mikhail
> 
> 2007/12/18, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com>:
> > Stepan Mishura wrote:
> > > On 12/17/07, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> Stepan Mishura wrote:
> > >>> What criteria do you use to define if the build is stable enough?
> > >> The opinion of people who work in each area saying it is stable.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Sure, the final decision is made by people.
> > >
> > >> The tests and scenarios are there to give us good information to work
> > >> with, but in the end it is 'people over process' that decide.
> > >>
> > >
> > > But if regressions have tendency to get accumulated then the next
> > > questions start to disturb me: what is wrong with the process? when we
> > > should try to make everything 'green' on the snapshot status page?
> >
> > Absolutely!  Don't get me wrong.  Having a full set of test suites and
> > keeping them 'green' is very important.  There's too much information to
> > understand without the reassurance of constantly passing tests.
> > Regressions and failures need to be understood and addressed.
> >
> > Today's question is: is this revision a stable point in the code that we
> > can publish as a basis for ongoing development?  I think it looks good
> > enough to declare a milestone.  I'm looking for others' opinion in areas
> > of code I'm less familiar with.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Tim
> >
> 

-- 
Egor Pasko


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