barry at python.org
Thu Aug 14 06:16:48 CEST 2008
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On Aug 13, 2008, at 7:52 PM, Bill Janssen wrote:
>> PQM serializes changesets so that they must apply cleanly with no
>> conflicts, and pass the entire test suite.
> What platform would it run the test suite on? Presumably the same one
> I tested on before I submitted the patch :-).
I think we'd just have to pick one. It would probably be a *nix based
> I think this works if you're a Linux development shop, but perhaps
> not as well for Python.
It would still solve a problem we have today, which is that the
release branch is very often broken when the time comes to cut a
release. We've had to delay several releases because of red buildbots
or failing tests across multiple platforms. Even having the branch
always releasable on <pick one> Linux would be a big improvement.
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