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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Dealing with Regressions
Date Tue, 09 May 2006 14:45:13 GMT
On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 10:12:58AM -0400, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> On May 8, 2006, at 7:36 AM, Nick Kew wrote:
> 
> >OK, we all know we get some embarrassing regressions in our new
> >releases.  PR#39490 in 1.3.35.
> 
> That is an unexpected and unwelcome regression. If I had
> known about it I would have vetoed the patch. I'd be willing
> to actually release a 1.3.36 simply to address that.

I don't think any of this should be unexpected.  All of the recent 
1.3.x/2.0.x regressions I can think of have been caused by adding new 
features.  New features come at an increased risk of regressions - live 
with it, or stop doing it! :)

joe



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