[racket-dev] DrDr Feature Request

From: Vincent St-Amour (stamourv at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Aug 8 12:05:23 EDT 2011

At Mon, 8 Aug 2011 10:59:24 -0500,
Robby Findler wrote:
> FWIW, please try to avoid race conditions of the second kind.

Some of these I can try to fix. But I don't think all intermittent
failures fit in this category.

> I think the drracket test suites are special because they fail
> not-so-often and I don't actually know how to fix them.  If either of
> those weren't true then I'd say they should just not run in drdr. (So
> the race-condition/using the same file thing fails this test.)

Running these tests in DrDr has the benefit of detecting actual
breakage when it happens, so I don't think we should give up on this.

> PS: I'm also happy if this class of tests only emails the responsible
> person, and not the pusher.

I like that, and it's probably simpler to implement.


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