[Ns-bugs] [Bug 335] ./waf --regression no longer works without mercurial present
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Sun Sep 14 10:52:32 PDT 2008
------- Comment #6 from tomh at tomh.org 2008-09-14 13:52 -------
(In reply to comment #5)
> Well, I don't know about operator error. The way the test for hg has been done
> has changed. The sequence Tom posted worked fine until last week, but the test
> for hg is no longer dynamic, it is now based on configure results; so the way
> the regression tests work has quietly changed.
> That said, I'm fine with having to type configure in order to change how the
> regression tests behave. It just means changing (slightly) the way I've been
> doing some of the final tarball tests. This is a case where I knew too much
> about how the internals of the wscript were working and I knew I could do this
> without doing the configure.
> I'll go ahead and (re) close this bug and assume that our policy from now on is
> that any change to the underlying system like this requires a ./waf configure
> (and that any future test should be based on configure results).
I think it is reasonable to reconfigure when the system changes. I would not
have reopened the bug for that reason.
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