Subject: Re: Plans for importing ATF
To: David Holland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 11/09/2007 17:32:26
On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 09:31:10AM -0500, David Holland wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 11:08:38PM -0800, Bill Stouder-Studenmund wrote:
> > > I think the problem is that most of the sh tests check things
> > > sufficiently obscure that most people aren't willing to venture an
> > > opinion regarding whether it's sh or a failing test that's wrong.
> > > Then, the set of people willing to fiddle inside sh probably isn't
> > > that large either.
> > The test harness should tell us if the test fails or not. So it shouldn't
> > matter if I know nothing about a subsystem, I can tell if a test passed or
> > not. Obviously, if I know nothing about a subsection, I can't really fix
> > it. But if the test passed before I made a change and failed after, well,
> > there we go. :-)
> Right, but if you just go and run it and it fails, you don't really
> know whether it's because the code is wrong or the test is wrong.
Either way - you need to investigate, or ask somebody who knows the area
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