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Re: [PATCH] {master} tests: enable 'errexit' shell flag by default.

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH] {master} tests: enable 'errexit' shell flag by default.
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 21:39:13 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2010-08-04)

* Stefano Lattarini wrote on Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 09:32:39PM CET:
> On Tuesday 11 January 2011, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> > Remains only bumping copyrights.
> >
> Hmm... Honestly, I left that out deliberately, since the edits done by
> this patch to the test scripts are very obvious, and because I usually
> take the copyright years to be a rough indicator of how long a file
> hasn't been touched by "real" edits (I know the git history is more
> faithful on this, but still).
> > For that, I guess since the testsuite
> > is going to be churned completely anyway, I suggest we just use the
> > update-copyright script from gnulib to update it overall and be done
> > with it.  Would you be willing to do this (preapproved; with
> >
> In light of what I said above, do you still believe the copyright bump
> is really necessary?  If yes, I will amend the patch to include it.

Well, I'm not going to make it a requirement to do along this patch,
but it will then need to be done before the next release (by somebody).
I'm not actually sure what rules FSF requires as to minor edits, but
bumping in that case is never wrong.


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