[development] RTBC - how does it work?

Robert Douglass rob at robshouse.net
Mon Jul 2 07:57:07 UTC 2007

Actually, there was a successful effort in last year's Summer of Code to 
build an automatic test suite. It was easy to use... you'd upload your 
patch and the system did a clean checkout of Drupal, applied the patch 
(first point of failure... patch doesn't apply), and then ran a battery 
of tests (which could easily include code style). This system is still 
being developed and with proper encouragement could be fleshed out and 
made a part of our infrastructure. It could then automatically grab core 
patches and put them through the wringer as being a pre-requisite to 
RTBC even being an option.

For this type of stuff to happen, we need better support from the Drupal 
Association, since that is the body that is responsible for d.o. 


adrian rossouw wrote:
> On 02 Jul 2007, at 9:30 AM, Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
>> "It works" isn't all that's needed. It should follow the coding style as
>> well as being done "the Drupal way"(tm).
> Can't we force patches to be run through code-style.pl before being 
> considered for committing ?

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