[IPython-user] ls and cat commands fail

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Wed Jun 4 10:10:46 CDT 2008


On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 7:56 AM, Johann Cohen-Tanugi
<cohen@slac.stanford.edu> wrote:
> 1) I totally agree
> 2) I volunteer for testing the testing system
> 3) I would like to solve my profile problem :(
>
> ;) cheers,
> Johann


1, 2) Thanks!
3) We will, I promise.  Not today (gotta run and I have meetings all
day) but as soon as I can.

Cheers,

f

> Fernando Perez wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 7:17 AM, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Of course everything should be of high quality, but the limited amount
>>> of testing received by rarely used components hampers this quite a
>>> bit.
>>>
>>
>> No, they receive a limited amount of testing because we don't have
>> automatic testing in place.  'release early, release often' does not
>> mean 'release broken code all the time'.   Sage, for example, releases
>> every two-four weeks, but without ONE line of code that hasn't gone
>> through thorough review, voting and doctest checking.
>>
>> So no: I am *fundamentally* opposed to the notion that we release
>> broken code and hope users come back with the pieces to us.  Now that
>> I've flushed my long backlog of messages that had fallen through the
>> cracks and that we seem to be in reasonable shape with the bzr
>> transition, I'll stop making small fixes in the 'hope it works from a
>> few manual checks' mode (which I did last night and managed to commit
>> a huge blunder with for a few minutes).
>>
>> My next immediate priority will be to put in place a proper testing
>> system.  We have all the pieces in place, it's just a matter of
>> assembling them, and it is critically needed so we can land the ip1
>> code, that does have full testing.
>>
>> It won't happen right away, because after this recent ipython marathon
>> I have to pay attention to some local work issues and I have a trip
>> all next week, but I'll scavenge every moment I can to try and make it
>> happen.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> f
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