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From Shai Erera <ser...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: resurrect back-compat tests on trunk?
Date Thu, 06 May 2010 12:39:16 GMT
+1

We should also develop the backwards test layer for trunk as we go along. We
cannot do it after trunk is released.

Shai

On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 3:29 PM, Robert Muir <rcmuir@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 8:20 AM, Michael McCandless <
> lucene@mikemccandless.com> wrote:
>
>> I know we removed the back-compat tests (in "backwards" sub-dir), on
>> trunk, because changes to trunk are not required to be
>> back-compatible...
>>
>> But, I think they could still be useful, in that they would tell us
>> when we did break back-compat, giving us a chance to say "right that's
>> what I intended" or "woops I didn't mean to do that".
>>
>> This could also help us keep the migration guide (we need to create it
>> still :) ) in check, ie, if a commit touches backwards/*, the
>> migration guide should also be updated.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>
> +1
>
> --
> Robert Muir
> rcmuir@gmail.com
>

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