[Libreoffice-commits] update string copy semantics to be undefined in a non-crashing way

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at suse.com
Thu Oct 4 08:39:44 PDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-10-04 at 15:14 +0200, Bjoern Michaelsen wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 04, 2012 at 01:48:15PM +0100, Michael Meeks wrote:
> > 	The arguably bit was near the crux of the discussion - IIRC it was
> > decided that aborting was not a great idea - we have enough odd
> > corner-case bugs crawling out of the woodwork just now.
> Thats not how I remember it, I remember you stating that as your opinion and
> then leaving for the next call. The remaining folks came to conclude:

	Ho hum; so you made me read the minutes.

	2012-08-23 - inconclusive as you say (you were there)

	2012-09-06 - conclusive - two action items (you were not there)

AI:	+ enable debug bits for Mac tinderbox (Norbert)
AI:	+ change to contract and OSL_TRACE for oob results in copy (Michael)

	And I for one am -really- tired of discussing it, but horribly
unwilling to give in to argument by exhaustion - so - if we want to
re-visit; you'll be happy to raise it again next week at the ESC ? IIRC
both those actions got completed.

> Given that, I would suggest to carefully add more aborts on illegal bug states
> esp. on master. If by beta/rc time we find one abort to fire a lot without
> being able to fix it, we can still demote the abort to a 

	Unfortunately, it seems the vast majority of our heavy-duty testing
happens between A.B.0 and A.B.2 so ... I'm not optimistic about that,
though the situation is improving - and I'm -really- encouraged by the
number of people filing 3.7 regressions so we can fix them early,
running and testing the latest master builds.



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