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Re: 2.15.10 regtests

From: Janek Warchoł
Subject: Re: 2.15.10 regtests
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 21:35:16 +0200

2011/9/11 Graham Percival <address@hidden>:
> On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 04:06:14PM +0100, Phil Holmes wrote:
>> Same problem as 2.15.9 - I think the change of spacing from the clef
>> to the first note means that almost every regtest is different.  I
>> get the same problem on my pixel comparator.  I can't go back to an
>> earlier version because of the clef change.
> Hmm.  I'll upload 2.15.11, containing comparisons against 2.15.10
> and 2.15.9.  The latter still shows tons of changes, so I don't
> know if it'll help at all.
> I was sorely tempted to call it a release candidate anyway, but in
> the end I figured that I should a few days.
> ... BTW, with your fancy shiny computer, you /might/ want to try
> the steps to regenerate regtests without a specific commit.  First
> get your git repo into the state you want (i.e. release-2.15.9-1
> but also reverting patch abcd1234), then follow these:
> It won't be fun, but it's doable... and if you can make a regtest
> comparison without the change-everything commit(s) with an hour or
> two of fumbling around and recompiling stuff, you could save
> people an hour (or more) of manually comparison regtests.

Would it perhaps be wise to do a separate release containing only such
particular change-everything commit next time one appeares?


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