hg diff --subrepos
kehoea at parhasard.net
Wed Dec 28 12:56:29 EST 2011
Ar an seachtú lá is fiche de mí na Nollaig, scríobh Michael Sperber:
> "Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
> > Mats Lidell writes:
> > > >>>>> Michael Sperber <sperber at deinprogramm.de> writes:
> > >
> > > > That's dangerous, as it doesn't necessarily give you the
> > > > *consistent* set that Norbert is managing.
> > >
> > > Yes if you mix up doing a consistent pull with doing a pull on all
> > > subrepos. So in that sense onsub might be evil since it makes that
> > > error easier to make.
> > As I wrote before, it's not an error (bug). The problem is that an
> > onsub pull gives you a workspace with *no consistency guarantees at
> > all* in our current workflow. What we're trying to work out here is
> > "what consistency guarantees should we provide to the smoke test?"
> > Not to mention, Norbert. :-)
> I think you're right and I was wrong: Package authors may want to use
> the smoketest to find out if their packages builds outside their own
> environment, and push something there that hasn't gone through Norbert.
> If that's true (and I think it is), Mats should indeed to an onsub-pull
> to feed the smoketest.
I agree with this position. If someone wants a repository of their package
where commits don’t provoke the smoketest, it’s easy and reasonable to
clone such a repository under one’s own space on bitbucket.
‘Iodine deficiency was endemic in parts of the UK until, through what has been
described as “an unplanned and accidental public health triumph”, iodine was
added to cattle feed to improve milk production in the 1930s.’
(EN Pearce, Lancet, June 2011)
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