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From:MARK CALLAGHAN Date:August 11 2012 12:09pm
Subject:Re: test cases?
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What you describe is a delay in sharing. This thread started with a
question about content (tests for bug fixes) that wasn't shared. I
think those are separate discussions.

This is a great place for the community team to respond.

On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Davi Arnaut <davi@stripped> wrote:
> On top of the aforementioned, there was a change in policy that a
> change log for a particular release will now only be published when
> the release becomes available for download. Also, the commits going to
> the commits mailing list are now quite infrequent and mostly
> irrelevant.
> It seems that the few things that were developed in a somewhat open
> manner no longer exist. It would be nice to know what is going on. It
> might be seem as a direct attack on whoever develops on top of the
> upstream MySQL.
> On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 4:39 AM, MARK CALLAGHAN <mdcallag@stripped> wrote:
>> If true this is also an issue for some users who don't modify MySQL
>> source. They still want to confirm that bugs are fixed in new
>> releases. Others want to confirm that binaries they compiled don't
>> have any obvious bugs.
>> On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 4:16 AM, Sergei Golubchik <serg@stripped>
> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Looking at the changes between mysql-5.5.25 and mysql-5.5.27,
>>> I noticed that while it contains quite a few bug fixes, they all come
>>> without test cases.
>>> What would that be - a change in policy? Careless developers?
>>> On the other hand, 5.5.27 contains a change to mysql-test-run to look
>>> for test cases in the new directory, named "internal".
>>> May be all new tests are there? That is, tests are no longer
>>> open-source?
>>> Whatever the reason is - everyone, who modifies MySQL (all linux
>>> distributions, facebook, twitter, taobao, and many others) have
>>> just lost the ability to test their extensions.
>>> Could anyone from Oracle shed some light on this?
>>> Where did the new test cases go?
>>> Regards,
>>> Sergei
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test cases?Sergei Golubchik9 Aug
  • Re: test cases?MARK CALLAGHAN9 Aug
    • Re: test cases?Davi Arnaut9 Aug
      • Re: test cases?MARK CALLAGHAN11 Aug