[issue11651] Improve test targets in Makefile
Barry A. Warsaw
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Wed Mar 23 18:01:47 CET 2011
Barry A. Warsaw <barry at python.org> added the comment:
On Mar 23, 2011, at 04:22 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>What does "brown paper bag way" mean? It seems to be some kind of urban
>legend at this point. A merge won't magically break all C files and
>prevent Python from compiling. Especially if no C files were touched in
>the first place!
This whole thread came up originally because some folks wanted a smoke test
while resolving the merge race window.
>If you are confident that you didn't introduce any issue then just
>commit your merge and push (or run the tests which are relevant to your
A smoke test addresses the confidence issue, while not introducing a longer
race window to run the full test suite.
>Oh, and again, if some tests are slow on your system, then *please* open
>issues about them (and/or investigate *why* they are slow). That's much
>better than ignoring/blacklisting them.
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