[gst-devel] Re: thomasvs gstreamer: gstreamer/ gstreamer/gst/

Benjamin Otte in7y118 at public.uni-hamburg.de
Mon Apr 5 08:29:01 CEST 2004

Anyway, at least file a bug about it please.
And anyone else disabling anything in the future, please file a bug about
that, too.


On Mon, 5 Apr 2004, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:

> On Mon, 2004-04-05 at 16:48, Benjamin Otte wrote:
> > Disabling something because it doesn't work and you don't know how to fix
> > it is not ok, especially not if you just do it without asking the people
> > who did this first.
> Commiting something that breaks the distcheck is also not ok, and was
> done prior to my revert.  I realize this is a difficult topic and that
> people's opinions differ, but as long as we don't discuss this
> thoroughly and come to some conclusion on the topic it's basically a
> difference of opinion.  The difference in our opinion obviously being
> that I don't think it's ok to commit stuff that breaks regression
> testing, and I think it's ok to revert stuff that broke the regression
> testing.
> > And for the record: I consider a working test much more important than a
> > distcheck that leaves files somewhere.
> On an unstable branch, *maybe* I'd agree.  On a stable branch however,
> there is NO WAY we can do regression testing if we feel it is OK to
> commit changes that break the regression testing.  For the simple fact
> that such a commit can easily obscure all ensuing commits that could be
> breaking it even worse.
> Thomas
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