[Python-Dev] Trimming the fat from "make quicktest" (was Re: I am now lost - committed, pulled, merged, what is "collapse"?)

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Mar 23 16:18:50 CET 2011

On Mar 23, 2011, at 03:08 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:

>On Wed, 23 Mar 2011 09:53:37 -0400
>Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
>> OTOH, running
>> some localized test for the feature or bug you're trying to land might be
>> enough.
>Might indeed. Quite often, though, some change in a library affects
>another one (especially when we're talking about things like socket
>or threading).
>Really, people already don't run the test suite enough before
>committing/pushing (and ironically these same people often don't check
>the buildbots afterwards). I don't think we want to promote more laxism.

This is just the opposite.  I'm not saying people shouldn't run the full(-ish)
test suite before committing, I'm saying we should have a really fast minimal
set of tests as a smoke test when dealing with push-races.

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