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Re: run make doc without regtest? (issue 4180)

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: run make doc without regtest? (issue 4180)
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21:41:34 +0100
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Keith OHara <address@hidden> writes:

> Federico Bruni <fedelogy <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> Il giorno ven 26 dic 2014 alle 23:32, Trevor Daniels 
>> <t.daniels <at> treda.co.uk> ha scritto:
>> > 
>> > Was this regtest never executed before being committed?!
>> Well, at least by the automatic doc build:
>> https://code.google.com/p/lilypond/issues/detail?id=4176#c2
>> It seems that it doesn't occur in any situation:
>> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-lilypond/2014-10/msg00071.html
> It seems that we knew about these problems, bug then added the 
> regression tests anyway.  
> We have bug-reports, so it seems we lose no information

Bug reports or an actual issue in the tracker?

> if we avoid these issues in the regression test, but the last time I
> tried that I got
> <http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/lilypond-devel/2011-11/msg00559.html>

There was no attempt of even making a tracker issue that time as far as
I can tell, it was strictly a sweep-under-the-rug approach.

I consider it reasonable to reduce a regtest to trigger the issue it is
intended for, but if it shows an unrelated problem, we should not remove
it without creating an issue report for it.

David Kastrup

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