On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 9:18 AM, Mark Dickinson email@example.com wrote:
On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 12:56 PM, Antoine Pitrou firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I would like to see “unit test needed” removed from the workflow menu in the bug tracker.
Is that stage supposed to (at least partly) capture the idea 'reproducible test-case needed', or 'verification needed'? That would seem like a more useful notion.
I have two problems with “unit test needed”:
1. Similar to Antoine, I find it ambiguous whether a bug without a patch is in “unit test needed” or "patch needed" stage.
2. I much prefer a small script reproducing the bug to a regression suite patch. In most cases unit tests require too much irrelevant scaffolding to be useful in understanding or debugging the issue.
I remember there was an idea somewhere to replace "patch" tag with a check-list with boxes for code, tests, and docs. I think that would be better than "unit test needed" stage.