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From Thejas Nair <>
Subject Re: unit tests in patches
Date Mon, 21 Sep 2015 21:33:21 GMT

On a slightly different note, it would also be great if we can plug in
patch testing that checks for lack of test changes and other issues
like hadoop has . For example, see -

On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 12:55 PM, Ashutosh Chauhan <> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Generally, its a good idea to add unit tests in patches especially when its
> easy to repro (e.g,., NPE). This may not always be possible, but we should
> aim to add tests wherever we can. In addition to regression testing, tests
> also proves the existence of bug. I would especially like to call out the
> attention of committers that they make sure patches they are committing has
> a test case. In case its not possible to repro test, there should be an
> explanation on jira.
> Related to this is affect versions and fix versions. Reporter should update
> this field while creating jiras. There is some confusion around exactly
> what a fix version is. Fix version indicates earliest version on which this
> fix is available. So, it should be updated after patch is committed to
> reflect which upcoming version it will be available on. Please don't use it
> as 'target version' that is a version on which you would like to see it
> fixed.
> Examples of commits where I didn't follow what I am preaching :) but plan
> to improve on:

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