Missing discipline with checkins

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Mon Jul 21 18:59:25 UTC 2008

On 21.07.08 20:35:29, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> I'd like to ask for some more discipline with checkins. Right now trunk
> doesn't build because the duchain tests are not building. I've also had
> to fix a couple of extra ";" that occured after macro's to even get
> platform compiled. Note that dirk's dashboard compiles with -pedantic
> on, so we'll be red as long as those are around.
> Basically one should obey the basic SVN guidelines for KDE's svn
> repository, written down here:
> http://techbase.kde.org/Policies/SVN_Commit_Policy
> Especially the first four points. That means everybody who wants to hack
> on KDevelop needs to
> - enable building of tests via -DKDE4_BUILD_TESTS
> - rebuild both kdevplatform and kdevelop - completely! before any
>   checkin
> I don't think thats too much to ask, given that some of us have really
> limited time and would like something that at least compiles.
> I know people make mistakes sometimes, forgetting a file here or
> forgetting a commit there. Still some more discipline is needed I think.
> And for next years SoC if there will be one, I think we need to have
> feature branches for the SoC projects - especially if the projects work
> on core parts. 

I need to add: This is not only directed at my fellow colleagues on this
list, but also to myself. As I far too often jump for svn ci for small
bugfixes instead of doing a make install first.


You are fighting for survival in your own sweet and gentle way.

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