[development] update span

Tim Altman web at timaltman.com
Mon Dec 12 07:12:12 UTC 2005

On Sun, 11 Dec 2005 04:48:55 +0100, Adrian Rossouw <adrian at bryght.com>  

> On 11 Dec 2005, at 4:11 AM, Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>> Hi!
>> We should not include more updates than one version: from 4.5 to 4.6 ,  
>> from 4.6 to 4.7 . Thoughts? Experience with jumping two versions?
> Most of the time it's ok. I just went from 4.4 to 4.6, and apart from  
> one stupid update (update_80) timing out , i was fine.
> It makes our user's lives a _LOT_ easier just being able to jump to the  
> latest version ..
> and I'm thinking with extra care we could make that happen. It involves  
> testing though. Lots and lots of testing.
> Unit testing updates anyone ?

I think that's a great idea, unfortunately queries cannot be isolated and  
tested by simpletest.module right now, as I wrote to this list about a  
week or two ago.

Tim Altman

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