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Re: Treating tests as special case

From: Pjotr Prins
Subject: Re: Treating tests as special case
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2018 20:35:23 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Thu, Apr 05, 2018 at 06:41:58PM +0200, Pjotr Prins wrote:
> Providing test-substitutes is much lighter and can be retained
> forever.

See it as a light-weight substitute. It can also mean we can retire
large binary substitutes quicker. Saving disk space. I think it is a
brilliant idea ;)

A result of the Hickey insight is that I am going to cut down on my
own tests (the ones I write). Only integration tests are of interest
for deployment. 

For those interested, attached patch disables tests in the build
system. You may need to adapt it a little for a recent checkout, but
you get the idea. Use at your own risk, but in a pinch it can be



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